Things To Do in Jupiter – Connect With Nature
Things To Do In Jupiter
PECK’S LAKE PADDLE
(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
ST. LUCIE INLET PRESERVE TOUR
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.