MOUNTAIN BIKING AT JONATHAN DICKINSON STATE PARK
CAMP MURPHY TRAIL PICTURES Photos Of Mountain Biking Trails & Paved Paths
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 S.E. Federal Highway (U.S. 1)
Hobe Sound, Fl 33455
Directions: The Park is located on U.S. 1 seven miles
north of Jupiter and twelve miles south of Stuart. Take I-95 to
the Jupiter exit (Indiantown Road). Head east on Indiantown Road
until you reach U.S. 1, then head north. The park entrance on the
west side of U.S. 1. After entering the park, make a right at the
first stop sign. Park at the “Camp Murphy” area. The off
trails are located here. The paved trail is down the road about
100 yards at the railroad crossing.
Fees: A nominal “State Park Daily Use” entrance fee
is charged. It makes sense to buy the State Park Annual Pass if
you plan to visit more than a couple of times.
Jonathan Dickinson Park offers great dirt paths and limited
paved trails. The longest paved trail runs a couple of miles.
It's an old road that parallels a railroad track. Note that this
paved trail is acceptable for biking and walking, but frequently has
that can make it tough for skaters.
There are 6 miles of off road trails that are maintained by a
local mountain bike club (volunteers welcome, see link below.)
The dirt paths range from beginner to advanced. The 11,500 acre
park offers camping, cabins, canoes and a tour of the Loxahatchee
River. This is a “must see” Florida park.
Be aware... the park is home alligators and poisonous plants.
NOTE: This page contains several photographs.
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Camp Murphy is Jonathan Dickinson Park's mountain bike area. To
find Camp Murphy, turn right at the stop sign after entering the park.
The Camp Murphy parking area is located on your left, just prior
to the railroad tracks.
There are 6
miles of off road trails that are maintained by a local mountain bike
club (click here for more).
Off road trails run through the area's forests and scrub. There
are some very technical mountain bike areas.
paths range from beginner to advanced.
The trails are well marked for difficulty and direction.
The first thing you see when entering Camp Murphy are these BMX-style
Picnic tables and an outhouse restroom are available at the Camp
Murphy parking lot trail head.
Camp Murphy is popular. You'll find plenty of fellow
bikers there, especially on weekend mornings.
Next you can see pictures of the paved
bike trails at Jonathan Dickinson State park, or see photos of the
famous bike trail on Palm Beach.
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