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Jonathan Dickinson State Park

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Address: 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
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+1 772-546-2771
09:30 - 16:30
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Thu - Mon 09:30 - 16:30

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Still one of my favorite State Parks in this part of Florida!

I've been coming to Jonathan Dickinson State Park since I was a young child and my parents would bring me camping here. I was reminded of those times on my most recent visit when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to Jonathan Dickinson State Park since I was a young child and my parents would bring me camping here. I was reminded of those times on my most recent visit when I visited friends who were spending a week in their R/V in the park's campground. The park's many acres include pinelands,sand scrub,and the beautiful Loxahatchee River.... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at prime arrival time on a Friday afternoon. The ranger at the desk was courteous and efficient taking care of each individual's needs fully. It would be better to have a second check-in position to facilitate the prime time rush of folks trying to register. Things proceeded smoothly once we got to the ranger as we had prepaid... More 

Thank ed7531
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish I had had more time to kayak, but in my two hours of pleasant paddling managed to see a few alligators and a couple of manatees and was screamed at by a nesting osprey. An all around pleasant experience. Directions from the rental people were excellent, the young man who helped me in and out of the kayak was... More 

Thank GeneBrooklyn_NewYork
Naples, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time staying in this newer, well-kept and clean park. Staff at front gate check in should provide more park information... we did not receive a map or information just verbal directions to our site. Spacious rv sites with good electric,water and sewer...hope the park adds more sites as there is plenty of room. Terrain offers no shade from trees... More 

Thank Nealjan79
Sunny Central Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Camp twice a year when we can get a reservation. Great biking, great kayaking, pontoon boat ride and interpretative presentation on life in early Florida. Clean restrooms. Friendly staff.

Thank HappyFLTravelers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped here for the weekend. Saw an alligator while kayaking and a manatee while walking near the dock.

Thank Teacher2nd
West Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed many activities in JD state park over the years until recently when we took our mountain bikes to their off road trails. They are labeled for novices and intermediate however their is no description of them either on their website or in any brochure that let's you know t it is a very difficult maze of obstacles... More 

Thank 144000Cindy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you take the cruise, you can go at high tide or low tide. If you go at high, you get to go to the trapper's place, at low you see more wildlife. Your choice. It's a huge park with horseback riding, canoes, kayaks, camping, hiking, biking. So glad it's near our home.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend 1 night here with our van. Friendly staff, RV camping site was very large and you have a lot of privacy. Toilets and bathrooms are very clean. The park is very beautiful and peaceful.

1 Thank Wendy V
New England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is a large nature preserve with a Loxahatchee River boat tour. It also includes a visit to Trapper John Nelson's homestead - very interesting history. The river is beautiful - trees & wildlife.

1 Thank riny

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