St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park

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St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park
Map showing the location of St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park
LocationMartin County, Florida, USA
Nearest cityPort Salerno, Florida
Coordinates27°08′42″N 80°09′18″W / 27.14500°N 80.15500°W / 27.14500; -80.15500Coordinates: 27°08′42″N 80°09′18″W / 27.14500°N 80.15500°W / 27.14500; -80.15500
Area928 acres (3.76 km2)
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection

St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park is a Florida State Park east of Port Salerno on the northern end of Jupiter Island and is accessible only by boat. Activities include snorkeling and scuba diving, swimming, sunbathing, fishing, and picnicking and wildlife viewing.

Among the wildlife of the park are migratory birds such as the Peregrine falcon, Broad-winged hawk and the American kestrel, as well as bobcats, otters, raccoons. Amenities include more than 2 miles (3.2 km) of sandy beach, a 3,000-foot (910 m) boardwalk, and 8 picnic tables.

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Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).

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