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Things To Do in Jupiter – Connect With Nature

04/19/2022

Things To Do In Jupiter

PECK’S LAKE PADDLE

pecks of lake jupiter

(Photos/Video by Bill DiPaolo)

Embarking from our dock at Charlie & Joe’s on Love Street, your group of up to 6 passengers will enjoy a leisurely 3-hour round trip past the Historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and the estates of the rich and famous on Jupiter Island en route to Peck’s Lake.

Upon arrival at halfway point your guide will lead an easy paddle by paddleboard from the mother ship to a beautiful beach at Peck’s Lake.

A short easy walking trail on a boardwalk ends with stunning views of the intercoastal waterway. Picnic areas with large pavilion are located at this local things to do in Jupiter favorite.

All ages and skill levels are welcome. Possible viewing of dolphins, manatees and shore birds.

Sign up Peck’s Lake Paddle here

BIKE RIDING MADE EASY
Jupiter bike riding
Want to bike through Riverbend Park, but don’t want to deal with the hassle of transporting your own bike?
Contact JUPITER OUTDOOR CENTER to bicycle at Riverbend Park at jupiteroutdoorcenter.com or call 561-747-0063 for a fun things to do in Jupiter adventure.
JOC also rents watercraft for Jupiter Inlet waterways or Loxahatchee River tours.
Check out our Historic Jupiter Bicycle Tour here.

 

ST. LUCIE INLET PRESERVE TOUR

St. louis inlet park

Accessible only by boat, St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park is a dream come true for those seeking out the natural Florida.

LOVE STREET OUTDOOR CENTER guides will take you on an hourlong boat ride from Jupiter Inlet waterways on the pristine Intracoastal Waterway to the Preserve on the northern tip of Jupiter Island, where the St. Lucie River enters the Atlantic Ocean.

After docking at the St. Lucie Inlet Preserve, you’ll walk a tree-lined, shady boardwalk through lush mangrove forests and hammocks of live oaks, cabbage palms, paradise trees and wild limes to a neatly preserved Atlantic Ocean beach, a first stop on your things to do in Jupiter excursion.

Along the 3/4-mile boardwalk, you’ll likely see lots of wildlife. There’s long-legged ibises, colorful butterflies, spindly spiders, wide-winged ospreys hunting for fish and raccoons roustabouting through thick mangroves during your things to do in Jupiter trip. The island is a popular nesting area for loggerhead, leatherback and green turtles.

Listen closely – the quiet is intoxicating.

The splash of paddles slicing through the ice-tea red waters and the occasional clatter from hunting birds are about the only sounds you’ll hear in your things to do in Jupiter adventure.

Sign up for St. Lucie Tour here.

 

MANATEES! TURTLES! BIRDS! TROPICAL FISH!
a turtle swimming under water
Kayak, stand-up paddle board, small boats — paddling is a passion in the Jupiter area.
The best part about paddling is you can stop and check out the myriad of mysteries along the Loxahatchee River and Indian River.
Look closely in the mangroves and see the juvenile snook, tarpon and jacks hiding from predators as they grow into adulthood.
Watch for turtles gracefully gliding by in the clear water.
Manatees munching on sea grass.
Great blue herons — wide-winged and silent — drift overhead in the blue skies.
A fun things to do in Jupiter adventure.
Sign up for a boat cruise here.
SUNSET TOUR
a close up of a pier next to a body of water
Join us on a two-hour tour and paddle the Intracoastal Waterway and Jupiter Inlet as the sun sets in a kaleidoscope of colors and wildlife. Paddle and spot wildlife as the sunsets with spectacular views! Catch a glimpse of the Jupiter Lighthouse turning its light on, and test your amateur astronomy skills with some naked-eye stargazing as the stars emerge.
Sign up for sunset things to do in Jupiter tour here.
For more THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER, check out our  blog.