St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park


St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park

Infobox_protected_area | name = St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park
iucn_category = V



caption =
locator_x = 239
locator_y = 161
location = Martin County, Florida, USA
nearest_city = Port Salerno, Florida
lat_degrees = 27
lat_minutes = 08
lat_seconds = 42
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 80
long_minutes = 09
long_seconds = 18
long_direction = W
area = 928 acres
established =
visitation_num =
visitation_year =
governing_body = Florida 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 of sandy beach, a 3,000-foot boardwalk, and 8 picnic tables.

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References and external links

* [http://www.floridastateparks.org/stlucieinlet/default.cfm St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park official website]
* [http://areas.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaID=FLSPSL&CU_ID=1 St. Lucie Inlet State Preserve at Wildernet]


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