Things To Do in Jupiter – 5 Top Snorkeling Spots
Just 1/2-mile north of the Jupiter Inlet is an easy-to-reach extensive natural limestone rock formation right at the beach.
The nooks and crannies in the rock formations attract a variety of fish and sea creatures.
Chances are you’ll spot snook, tarpon, sea turtles, resident reef fish, shark and rays.
Bring your camera, Coral Cove is a favorite for local photographers. The park has 600 feet of lifeguard-watched beach, picnic areas and playgrounds.
And free parking.
PHIL FOSTER PARK
Squid, starfish, octopus, spotted rays and grunts are common underwater sights. So are graceful groupers, colorful parrot fish, lilting angelfish, tiny seahorses, snappers, damsels and more.
Located below the Blue Heron Bridge in the Lake Worth Lagoon, the marked underwater trail gets a steady flow of crystal clear water from the Atlantic Ocean. The current, along with the bridge pilings, rocks and artificial reefs, brings in the variety of sea life for divers to see.
The snorkel trail is 200 feet offshore, accessible for beginners and experts ao this things to do in Jupiter adventure.
There is no admission fee. Parking at Phil Foster Park is free.
WARNING: The parking lot fills up early on weekends.
Beautiful, beachfront and historic, the 18-acre Dubois Park on the Jupiter Inlet offers safe, relaxing snorkeling for adults and in the kiddie pool for children. Lifeguards are stationed for safety. There are also grills and a picnic area.
After your snorkeling things to do in Jupiter adventure, check out the 1898-built DuBois Pioneer Home, one of the last remaining historic homesteads of its type in unincorporated northern Palm Beach County. “The house on the hill” is an excellent example of a self-sufficient South Florida Pioneer homestead.
Admission at DuBois Park is free. So is parking.
WARNING: DuBois Park fills up early, especially on weekends and holidays.
With a half-mile of lifeguarded beach and lots of tropical fish, Carlin Park is a local favorite for snorkelers — experts and beginners.
Swimmers can put on the gear and spot fish just a few dozen feet offshore at the beach between Indiantown and Donald Ross roads.
Look for blue angels, butterfly fish, rays and grunts. Offshore, schools of dolphin are common.
Admission to Carlin Park is free for this things to do in Jupiter event.
So is parking along A1A and in Juno Beach Park.