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Things To Do in Jupiter – Paddling Adventure Destinations

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2/15/2022

Things To Do in Jupiter

Paddle Through Peck Lake 

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(Photos/ Bill DiPaolo)

Your things to do in Jupiter adventure sets out from our dock at Charlie and Joe’s on Love Street.

Make your reservation here.

You and up to 6 passengers will enjoy a leisurely 2.5-hour round boat trip narrated sightseeing cruise past the Historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and the estates of the rich and famous on Jupiter Island en route to Peck Lake.

Your Love Street Outdoor Center guide will then lead you on an easy paddle by paddleboard from the mother ship to a beautiful beach at Peck Lake.

Accessible only by boat, this oasis of nature is pristine 1,000 acres created in 1969 to protest nesting sea turtles.

Loggerhead, leatherback and green turtles come ashore at night to dig holes in the beach sand to lay their eggs.

There’s no boardwalks, facilities or lifeguards. A short walk on the surf sand brings you to the beach, which usually is almost deserted.

Dolphins, manatees, shore birds, tropical fish – your friendly LSOC guide willed you spot ’em during your things to do in Jupiter adventure.

 

Port St. Lucie Preserve – Paddling Paradise

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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.

Make your things to do in Jupiter reservation here.

After docking at the 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.

The island is an important nesting area for loggerhead, leatherback and green turtles. They come ashore at night to dig holes in the beach sand where they lay their eggs.
You’ll know you are reaching the end of the trail when you hear the waves from the Atlantic Ocean through the thick mangroves.
Step out onto the beach, and you are in your own private paradise.
Sawfish Bay – Paddling Adventure Starts Here
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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is straight ahead when you shove off in a kayak or stand-up paddle board from this mangrove-surrounded public park.

JOC expert guides can help you spot manatees, sea turtles, birds and tropical fish.

Make your reservation here.

Or you can paddle out on your own adventure.

Either way, you’re in for a fantastic things to do in Jupiter time.

Let Love Street Outdoor Center staff know when you want to leave on your adventure. We’ll meet you at the park with kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, life vests and paddles.

JOC will meet you when you return to retrieve the equipment.

Oh yes. Parking is free at Sawfish Bay.

 

Paddling in Paradise 
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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 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 sea turtles gracefully gliding by in the clear water.
Manatees munching on sea grass.
A great blue herons — wide-winged and silent — drift by overhead in the blue skies.
A fun things to do in Jupiter adventure.
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