Jonathan Dickinson State Park RV & Campground Guide


Consisting of 16 different natural communities, Jonathan Dickinson State Park is the largest state park in Southeast Florida. Consider taking a canoe or kayak trip on the Wild and Scenic Loxahatchee River that runs through its boundaries. Climb the ancient sand dune called Hobe Mountain. Head to the nature center where nature walks and other activities often occur or plan your hiking, biking, camping, horse-drawn carriage, interpretative boat tours, or other fun at this state park that originally opened in 1950. This Southeast Florida state park is located about 7 miles south of Hobe Sound, 8 miles northeast of Tequesta, and 9 miles north of Jupiter.

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Spring 62-83 F
Summer 73-90 F
Fall 67-85 F
Winter 55-74 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Jonathan Dickinson State Park

With so many things to do at this state park, you do not want to try to incorporate travel time into your itinerary. Therefore, you should either bring your RV or rent an RV on RVshare.com.

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Launch your boat, go on a horse-drawn carriage ride, take interpretative boat tours, and much more at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Rates start at about $26 per night at this campground that offers family-friendly programs on Saturdays. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Fishing, biking, hiking 

Floridays RV Park

With this campground's name inspired by an album by Jimmy Buffett, you are likely to find your own inspiration at  Floridays RV Park. Full hookups are available at this campground that tries to keep the Old Florida vibe alive, and rates here start at about $38.50 per day. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: Yes 

• Wi-Fi: Yes 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Cable, laundry, showers 

Phipps Park Campground

Phipps Park Campground is located along the banks of the Okeechobee Waterway and offers fresh and saltwater fishing opportunities. This campground, where rates start at about $25 per night, also offers a fishing pier. 

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes 

• Sewer hookup: No 

• Wi-Fi: No 

• Pet-friendly: Yes 

• Other amenities: Fishing, canoeing 

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What to Do at
Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Inside Jonathan Dickinson State Park

You can do many different things at the almost 18-square-mile Jonathan Dickinson State Park. You can rent canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, motorboats, and bikes to enjoy in the park and on the waterway. Dine in the beer and food garden overlooking the river. Go on a horse-drawn interpretative wagon ride. Guided horseback rides and interpretative boat tours are also available. You may also want to visit the two historical sites within this state park.

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How to Get to
Jonathan Dickinson State Park

It is about an eight-minute drive from Hobe Sound, Florida, to Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Start by heading east on Southeast Bridge Road. Turn right on Florida A1A S. Turn left in about 1.3 miles on U.S. 1 South. You will see the park on your right in about 3 miles.

Entering Jonathan Dickinson State Park

The park is open for day use from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.

Jonathan Dickinson State Park Per vehicle up to eight people : $6.0

Jonathan Dickinson State Park Per vehicle for one person : $4.0

Jonathan Dickinson State Park Per person : $2.0

Walk or bike into the park at this reduced fee.

This park offers so many activities that you can easily spend a week exploring it and never leave its boundaries. If you have spent time exploring Jonathan Dickinson State Park, post about your thrilling adventures on your social media feed. Be sure to tag RVshare in it so that the site can see your experiences at this terrific park. You can also send your stories and photos to [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions About Jonathan Dickinson State Park

What is the climate of Jonathan Dickinson State Park?

The climate at Jonathan Dickinson State Park is subtropical. The temperatures are usually warm, and the rainfall is heavy. The summers are long and humid while the winters are short and mild.

What is the best time of year to visit Jonathan Dickinson State Park?

The best time to visit Jonathan Dickinson State Park is from December to February. The weather then is mild, and the crowds are smaller. You can also find great deals on lodging and activities during this time.

Are pets allowed at Jonathan Dickinson State Park?

Yes, pets are allowed in the park as long as they're leashed at all times and never left unattended. There's also a pet-friendly beach at the park where your dog can cool off.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Jonathan Dickinson State Park?

The wildlife at Jonathan Dickinson State Park includes alligators, crocodiles, snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs, toads, and several species of fish. You may also see deer, bobcats, otters, and birds.

Is Jonathan Dickinson State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Yes, Jonathan Dickinson State Park is accessible for disabled visitors. There are both handicapped-accessible bathrooms and showers as well as a paved trail that is wheelchair-friendly.