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Hobe Sound, Florida

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Hobe Sound, Florida



Hobe Sound, Florida
Phone: (772) 546-2771

Sites: 147
Recent Rate: $16 4/2016

Latitude: 27.003390505578
Longitude: -80.10217666626

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $2.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 2.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals yes
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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72 Reviews

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park with lots of outdoor things to do - bike trails, boat/canoe/kayak rentals, walking trails. RV park is mostly open with little to no shade as they lost all their trees in a hurricane many years ago. Sites are well spaced gravel, with picnic tables/BBQ. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
70
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Publix 2 traffic lights away - very convenient.

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a state park, but they have full hookups at one campground. Reserve early as the spots fill up. The park is quiet, has many nature opportunities, and nice sunsets. Bring your bike. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
71
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 70
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Located mid-way between Jupiter and Hobe Sound, FL. Pine Grove Campground: Level asphalt site with full hook-ups. Verizon signal strong. No shade as hurricane took out all the pine trees. Some highway and train noise. Four clean bath houses. Each has one washer & dryer, but each costs $2.50 a load. Fun pontoon boat tour ($20) to historic site where park ranger gives tour. (Make certain tides are in, or the historic tour is not part of the tour and it's just a boat ride for the same cost.) Interesting and new visitor center. Many bike trails through-out the park. The River Campground is under construction and may open in 2017. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
38
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Florida Power & Light opened a manatee viewing center in early 2016 in Juno Beach less than 20 miles south of the park. Hobe Sound NWR short trip north of the park.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the best state parks we have ever stayed in. The staff is wonderful and so helpful. We took the guided kayak tour. Steve was awesome. The river is beautiful. The sites are very big with a grill, fire ring, picnic table and a place to hang wet clothes. FHUs. There are tons of activities. We highly recommend this state park. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Service
     
Clean Showers
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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
73
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

If arriving by GPS/Google Maps, do NOT use the park address - we did this and it brought us to the administrative offices, with no turnaround area. We ended up having to unhook our tow vehicle, swing around, and reattach, all on the brushy unpaved maintenance roads. Follow the signs, the campground is a mile up from the official address. This park has been recently redone, and so the spots are wide open with little shade. Full hookups available. Because this park is practically on the water (less than a mile from the ocean, with Jupiter Island on the other side of the highway), it is always very VERY breezy!! If you put your awning out, you might get carried away, but at least it beats a stagnant hot campground (I'm looking at you, central FL). We stayed at site 84, which was close to the main road, but far enough from the highway that noise was minimal. Sites are gravel and level. We would stay here again. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
84
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

There's a great mountain biking loop here called Camp Murphy, run by Club Scrub. My husband is a MB fanatic and couldn't stay away. There's also great kayaking here (with manatees in the water!). Walmart and other stores located north & south of the park, about a 20 min drive in each direction.

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Review Count: 97
States Visited: 36
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a fabulous state park. While there is no shade, it does have FHU, which is a huge plus in our book. The sites are level, gravel, and very spacious. There are plenty of places to ride bikes, hike, or walk the dog. They have a swimming area in the river with picnic areas and a playground. You can rent canoes, motor boats, paddle boards, or kayaks, plus there's a river tour. There is an interesting visitor center telling the history of the area as well as all the wildlife. There is slight noise from Hwy 1 when outside, but no noise inside. Again, it is slight. No WiFi, but we had good Verizon reception for our phones and hotspot and good satellite reception. Shopping/restaurants are a short drive away. We will definitely be back to this park. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 423
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 33

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the better state campgrounds in FL. Great location, large level sites with plenty of room. Verizon cell and broadband were both good. TV via batwing was also good. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
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Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
PG Site 80
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived too late to reserve one of their spots in their RV park, but they allowed us to stay in their museum/interactive store parking lot. We used our generator. It was super peaceful and very nice. When we went to the RV park area to use the dump, the RV park was nice enough ... but I was actually more content where we stayed. Their RV Park is close to the noise of US 1 and has no shade whatsoever. Still, all in all, a nice spot to stay a day or two, inside this peaceful park. I'd recommend the RV Park; just accept you'll hear some highway noise and be prepared for no shade. But if I recall, the lots were blacktop and the area seemed well kept up. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
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Clean Showers
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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Favorite Florida SP. 50A FHU. Paved streets. Close to Jupiter, Stuart, West Palm Beach. Very clean. Can get windy. Road noise apparent on sites close thereto. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
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Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
032
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Tequesta is bike ride distance with new bike path. Good food. Hobe Sound had shopping and food also, Harry & The Natives is great restaurant

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed for two nights at the River Campground. The gravel spots are shady and level. Nice campground close to the boat launch, park concession stand, canoe/kayak rentals, and a pontoon boat tour. Lots of bird-life. Great place for kids with fishing, bike trails, and horseback riding. We had a mother raccoon and her three babies that wandered through our campsite in the evening. The campsites on the river are small and hard to negotiate any motorhome larger than 30 feet, therefore there were lots of tent campers and small travel trailers. The staff is friendly and regularly patrolled the campground during the day. The one downside was that there was some type of disturbance in the middle of the night that involved lots of yelling on the other side of the campground. It was a Friday night and there was a party going on in that area earlier that evening. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
River
Site Surface
Gravel, Sand, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

While in the area, visit the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and climb to the top for a great view of the river, Jupiter Island, and the Atlantic.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: December, 2014 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Wonderful State park. Sites are level and well spaced. Roads were easy to navigate. Pleasant helpful staff. Stayed for a week. Will return. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Great location if you enjoy the outdoors and hiking, kayaking, boating. Bring your camera. The beach was closed during our visit. The upper campsite where we stayed is next to the entry gate and supports big rigs with back-in lots. It is open with a few palm trees. The well manicured sites are level pea gravel with FHU 50 Amp and clean facilities. The lower campground is about four miles away near the lake and consists of smaller, wooded, grass lots for tents and small trailers, although we did see some Class C's down there. We look forward to our next visit. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice state park. Well maintained. Good camp store, bike trails, and staff. Wish we had a couple more days to spend. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice clean bathrooms. No laundry. This park has two areas. The top one is by the highway and seems more suited to bigger rigs. The river campground is the nicer of the two areas. You can ride to the little store for wifi and the setting is very nice. We would return again if through the area. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

We were in the Riverfront campground, four miles from the highway so it was quiet. The other campground is right on the highway. The park is very nice but shows the hard use parks in urban areas get. The campsites are well trampled, with paths cut between them, leaving little privacy. They're closer together than most state parks, too. We did not have enough voltage to run an A/C, toaster or microwave, even with everything else turned off. There was a nice dog path and trails are everywhere. Lots of activities are available. Restrooms were surprisingly well kept. There doesn't seem to be much enforcement of speed limits or noise levels. Being close to town, the park gets lots of groups of campers. We camped at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in a Motorhome.

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