Marinelife Center of Juno Beach

Description:
This site is a tiny non-profit educational facility in Loggerhead Park. There are saltwater tanks and exhibits that introduce visitors to loggerhead, green, and leatherback sea turtles; all of which nest on Atlantic beaches in Florida. Public turtle walks are conducted on evenings in June and July (reservations required). There is a lookout tower that provides a nice view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Watchable wildlife:
Brown pelicans, laughing and ring-billed gulls, terns, and a variety of shorebirds are seen from the beach. Look for sea turtle tracks on the beach on summer mornings.

Ownership:
Private facility within county park

Contact:
(561) 627-8280

Directions:
From Palm Beach Gardens, take Interstate 95 to exit 57, onto Florida Highway 786 (PGA Boulevard).  Drive east approximately 3 miles to U.S. Hgihway 1.  Drive north on U.S. Highway 1 for 3 miles.  The park entrance is on the right, just after the intersection of U.S. 1 and Donald Ross Road.

Related Sites:
Other Southeast Florida Wildlife Sites
Florida State Parks



FWC Facts:
Barn owls in Florida breed from March through July and nest in secluded places like caves, barns, tree cavities and large birdhouses. They build no actual nest.

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