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Unique, lovely, quiet, free,small, public, clean beach

WOW, what a little gem. A public park with great parking, bathrooms, outside showers, boardwalk to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orlando, Florida
So much fun

The tide was pretty rough but still had a lot of fun trying k snorkel. I cannot wait to go back... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Amber K
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AMENITIES beach frontage, guarded (700 feet) beach surf wheelchair is available; contact a lifeguard to arrange for use. Handicapped icon saltwater fishing and surfing not permitted in guarded swimming area drinking fountain dune ecosystem overlook...more
3860 N Ocean Dr, Riviera Beach, FL 33404-2808
+1 561-629-8775
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW, what a little gem. A public park with great parking, bathrooms, outside showers, boardwalk to beach, life guard, no condos, great beach. Reef rocks exposed at low tide giving spectacular scene of water crashing against rocks. Take pictures and walk on beach.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The tide was pretty rough but still had a lot of fun trying k snorkel. I cannot wait to go back when the waters are calmer and I can see the beautiful reef full of fish!!

Thank Amber K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Our family enjoyed our trip and visiting ocean reef park. The parking is free and it was not crowded even though it is summer time. The sand is extremely hot, I would recommend water shoes or tennis shoes. My family had on flip flops and...More

3  Thank lue l
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot. The parking is free, and there are restrooms. The sand was extremely hot. Beautiful water, rocky areas; snorkel with caution. There is a lifeguard on duty.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great beach ,has a Park in the entrance with BBQ pits on it you may want to have a party or so then after a short walk there is a wonderful beach crystal clear water with lifeguards on duty clean area , in your way...More

1  Thank Galo S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Almost passed the sign, but glad we pulled right in. Found parking right away. No entry or parking fee. LOTS of people BBQing on the way to the beach (it was Fathers Day - not sure if its like that every Sunday). Clean bathrooms, beach...More

1  Thank VinoGal7
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is still my favorite Palm Beach County beach. Beautiful white sand beach, even on the busiest days you won't feel crowded. There is a ton of sea life for snorkeling close to shore. There are picnic and grilling areas, a playground for the kiddies...More

1  Thank Connie V
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This park has a good stretch of beach with qualified, professional lifeguards who go out of their way to to let you know water conditions. The park has showers, grills, picnic tables and free parking. It's a great place to watch the sunrise..... and moon...More

1  Thank mljohnston
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Went snorkeling during our stay at Marriott. The waters were a little crazy because Irma was brewing... The reef is huge and we did spot a lot of fish. My husband saw a nurse shark.

3  Thank MaryAnnBG86
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This public beach has ample parking, outdoor showers, restrooms, Lifeguard, walkways to the beach, a reef near shore for snorkeling, benches in shade for picnicking. No eateries so pack snacks and drinks or takeout is suggested. No umbrellas , cabanas or chair rentals. A towel...More

3  Thank Barbara T
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13 March 2017|
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Response from Mans79 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it would be an issue either. You could call to make sure though.
Michael V
15 February 2017|
Response from pbcparks | Property representative |
Unfortunately Ocean Reef park is not one of our county parks that offers 24 hour access. You may want to look into DuBois Park, which is in Jupiter. Hope this helps! Please view our fishing page on the Palm Beach County... More