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This is a great place to visit. They have primitive, RV, and equestrian camping. They have horse stalls and turnout that are all in good repair for equestrian campers. The bathrooms are very clean and well kept. The trails are extensive and well-maintained.
What a great experience, very clean, our site #4 was very private and with lots of space. There is so much to do, bike trails, hike hobe mountain, kayaks, boat tours, nature trail hikes. And if you take a short drive out of the park you are at the beach. It’s a large park so we drove to the kayak and boat tour area. We loved it and are definitely coming back
I looked up this campground on Google Earth to see what it was like here. It looked like a flat area with close sites near a busy highway. Was pleasantly surprised that the scrub around the sites is tall making sites more private that the view from Google. This park has paved loops with gravel pads, fire pits, BBQ, tables, playground and much to offer in terms of hiking, biking and boating/kayaking.
Good cell reception with AT&T and Verizon.
There’s not a lot of shade, but it’s an amazing place to go. There are many trails for walking and for biking. Great division of space between your spot and the neighbor. Has a fire pit, BBQ and picnic table for each spot. Sunset views are amazing. Felt very comfortable with my kids.
For hiking, biking(street and mountain), paddling, boating, and a great camping experience, Jonathan Dickinson State Park gives you all of that and more. Located off U.S. 1 in Hobe Sound, this park and campground offer a variety of activities. And depending on which of the 2 camping areas you choose, you can also have a Florida camping experience where the only noise you’ll hear is the rustling of the palm fronds in the breeze.
There are two distinct and very separate campgrounds in the park. The Pine Grove Campground is located along U.S. Route 1 after you go past the ranger station. We looked at the campground from the satellite view on Google Maps. It seemed very open with almost no trees. When we rode through it on our bikes it confirmed what we saw on Google. Immature trees next to flat slabs with no atmosphere. If you want to just experience the rest of the park, or you are just stopping over a night or two on the way to somewhere else, this might be an okay choice. And there are more campsites in this campground that can accommodate Class A motorhomes better than the River Campground.
But if you want to experience the best Jonathan Dickinson State Park camping, pick the River Campground. The River Campground is about 6 miles in from Hwy U.S. 1 and rests on the edge of the Loxahatchee River. These sites are smaller than at the Pine Grove campground. There isn’t a lot of shade here either, but the overall atmosphere is great. Lots of palms trees, pine trees, and saw palmettos. It’s quintessential Florida. And there is no ambient noise at all because you are so far in from the highway.
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We booked a 3 night stay at the River campground. We liked it so much that we booked 2 more nights. It is very quiet and peaceful. A lot of trails. We saw a couple of deer, a snapping turtle, snakes and tortoise. It was great. We now know our favorite spot to camp in…but we’re not telling 😊
Stayed here during a very HOT weekend May/ June 2020. We stayed in the River Campground, lot 139. This site had a small amount of shade, so it offered some relief from the heat, but compared to other places I have camped this was very exposed. The bugs are pretty bad. Bring your OFF and screened shelters. No-see-ums were bad in the evening, and flies were plenty all day. Lots of ant issues too; we never had a problem with them anywhere else. Once you get past that, there is a ton of stuff to do. A paved and off road bike trail, boat ramps and kayaking, the Florida trail cuts through the park, so there is a lot of hiking. The shower and restroom facilities were kept very clean, and we were very happy with the cleanliness of the park. The off road bike trails are very fun, but just like the rest of the park, very exposed to the sun. This park would be best when the weather cools down in fall and late winter. If you’re a boater, you could get away with it year round, as long as you’re not tent camping.
I loved this park. There was so much to do and so many different environments- coastal sandhills, upland lakes, and scrub forests, as well as the Loxahatchee River. The campground was really nice and very private- huge sites. We would probably try to stay at the other campground in the park next time because they have sewer hook-ups, but the campground we stayed in was very nice. We hiked, walked, and rode our bikes on trails in the park. There were trails, paved bike paths, and off-track bike paths. The campground is near Jupiter, where there are many fine restaurants. We rode our bikes to the Blowing Rocks Nature Conservancy(definitely worth a visit) with a stop at the Tequesta Brewery on the way back.