Riverwalk Map & Points of Interest
About the Riverwalk
When completed, Riverwalk will be approximately 2.5 miles in length and is located on the eastern shoreline of the Intracoastal Waterway on the south side of the Jupiter Inlet.
Entry ways to the Riverwalk are available at Mangrove Bay, Jupiter Yacht Club, the Best Western Hotel and the Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk. Free parking is available at most of these places during regular hours, but please do not park at the Best Western Hotel and Mangrove Bay during special events.
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Points of Interest
- Ocean Way - The bike and pedestrian paths along Ocean Way connect the beautiful Atlantic beaches to the southern end of Jupiter's Riverwalk. Free public parking is available along A1A.
- Jupiter Ridge Natural Area - At the southern end of Jupiter's Riverwalk, this section runs parallel to one of Florida's best examples of coastal scrub habitat. Educational kiosks are on-site describing wildlife and habitat. Free public parking is available (from sunrise to sunset) at the park, and there is now a walkway to Riverwalk from the parking lot. This 267-acre natural area is operated by Palm Beach County, and is a bird watcher's paradise. Located on US Highway 1, approximately 3 miles north of Donald Ross Road in Jupiter. www.co.palm-beach.fl.us/erm.
- Mangrove Bay - Riverwalk meanders along the western edge of this delightful tropical community, overlooking mangroves rich with local wildlife.
- Lagoon Bridge - This pedestrian and bicycle bridge connects the Riverwalk behind the Best Western Hotel to the southern tip of Jupiter Yacht Club Marina. Enjoy views of the tranquil lagoon, fish and the occasional manatee. Free public parking is available at either the Jupiter Yacht Club or Best Western Hotel.
- Jupiter Yacht Club - Enjoy shopping and dining as you meander northward through this 89-slip marina. Public slips are available for visitors arriving by boat. Free public parking is available.
- The Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk - A perfect location for community events, festivals, markets and entertainment, the plaza is tucked under the east span of the Indiantown Road Bridge. Festivals, under the cover of this rain or shine waterside venue. Free public parking.
- Riverwalk Entertainment District - Harbourside Place offers a unique, waterside community gathering spot for shopping, dining, entertainment, and events, and includes the Wyndam Hotel and marina.
- Burt Reynolds Park - Nestled between the Intracoastal and the "Oxbow" waterway, this park offers boat access to Jupiter's waterways. A future extension of Riverwalk will wander through the park.
- Inlet Village - Future plans for this seaside village will be inspired by the history and character of its once active fishing industry. With the historic Jupiter Lighthouse as a backdrop, views from the planned shopping promenade will be hard to match.
- Inlet Village Marina - Future plans include boat slips and dockage for water access to Inlet Village.
Riverwalk Attractions A. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum - Enjoy Jupiter's history by touring our exhibit "5,000 Years on the Loxahatchee" and make sure to check out the Gift Shop, both located in the historic Naval Housing Building. Climb the 150 year-old Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and take a guided tour of the Historic Tindall House, all located at 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469, (561) 747-8380. Check hours and programs online at www.jupiterlighthouse.org. Free public parking is available.
B. DuBois Pioneer Home - One of the oldest homes in Palm Beach County, the house was built in 1898 and is located at 19075 DuBois Road in DuBois Park, Jupiter, Florida 33477. The home is open and available for docent-lead tours free of charge. Please check the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation website for more information.
C. Loxahatchee River Environmental Center (River Center) at Burt Reynolds Park - The River Center has a combination of static displays, interactive exhibits, live tanks which trace the river system from a freshwater cypress swamp to seagrass-dominated estuary to marine ecosystems. Located at 805 N. US Highway 1, Jupiter, FL 33477, (561) 743-7123. Check the website for more information at www.loxahatcheeriver.org.
D. Burt Reynolds & Friends Museum - Preserving the history of the cultural contribution of Burt Reynolds, this museum also offers educational opportunities to young actors and filmmakers. The building, which was located at 100 North U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter, FL, was recently demolished to make way for the Harbourside Place Development, and is planning to eventually relocate to the Burt Reynolds Park, just to the north. (561) 743-9955. Check online for most recent information at www.burtreynoldsinstitute.org.