Nature & Animals

Nature lovers will have a fantastic time in Palm Beach, with its exciting mix of wildlife, zoo animals and a real drive-through safari.


MacArthur Beach State Park visit the closest state park to explore pristine beaches, shaded nature trails, tour the estuary and Munyon Island by kayak (self-guided or ranger-led). Check the website for events, such as children's programs, guided snorkeling adventures and Under Moonlight concerts.

At the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge experience the natural wonders of Florida, where you will find exotic plants and wildlife. The Refuge is open to visitors daily sunrise to dusk.

Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County's oldest and largest public garden. with tropical and subtropical plants from around the world.

Blowing Rocks Preserve is a peaceful barrier island sanctuary which shelters a number of endangered plants and animals, including three rare sea turtle species.

For local & state park info visit Florida State Parks or Palm Beach County Parks.


Loggerhead Marinelife Center on the Atlantic Ocean in Palm Beach County is home to sea turtles and other coastal creatures.

Palm Beach Zoo houses over 1,400 animals within 23 acres of lush tropical habitat. Visitors will find exciting animals from all over the world living in natural habitats, as well as a colorful carousel, an interactive water play fountain, a full service restaurant, a bird show, and more.

Lion Country Safari is Florida's only drive-through safari and walk-through amusement park gives you the opportunity to spend the day with over 900 animals.

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique wildlife sanctuary combines a nature center, wildlife hospital & nature trail leads you through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, and cypress wetlands with many different wildlife habitats.