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Exploring West Palm Beach
Despite the dense population of West Palm Beach and its surrounding communities, there are many islands of nature to be found with a little exploration.
Natural lands include tiny preserves along the Atlantic Coastal Ridge as well as larger and generally wetter preserves in the vast Everglades ecosystem bounding the western edge of the city.
Trails and Parks near West Palm Beach
Florida’s Best Urban Parks
When you live in a tightly packed space, you need somewhere green as your go-to place nearby. These are our top picks for parks in Florida’s urban areas, chosen for their diversity of outdoor activities and/or their unique green spaces.
The Return of Wet Feet
Last week, we headed south to visit friends and to start the ball rolling for this year’s Big O Hike. Being the oldest continuous annual hike in Florida, we felt compelled to keep it going. After more than a decade as the “man in charge,” Paul Cummings wanted to retire and turn over the reins …