South Inlet Park

#6 in Best Things To Do in Boca Raton
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Key Info

1100 S Ocean Blvd.

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Beaches, Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.5

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  • 5.0Value
  • 3.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

South Inlet Park is an off-the-beaten-path local favorite. The quiet inlet is rarely crowded and offers peaceful fishing from the shore or jetty, a lovely beach, restrooms and outdoor showers, as well as a small picnic area.

Recent travelers called it a great little secret place for fishing, swimming and snorkeling and said it's a beautiful spot to watch the sunset. Many preferred this stretch of sand to their hotel pool thanks to the peaceful atmosphere.

You'll find the park about 5 miles southeast of downtown Boca. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. On-site parking costs $3 per hour on weekdays and $4 per hour on weekends and holidays. For more information on amenities, visit the Palm Beach County website.

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