THINGS TO DO IN JUPITER – PADDLING ADVENTURE DESTINATIONS
Things To Do in Jupiter
Paddle Through Peck Lake
(Photos/ Bill DiPaolo)
Your things to do in Jupiter adventure sets out from our dock at Charlie and Joe’s on Love Street.
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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
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.
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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.
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