Day Trippin’

Day Trippin’: Trapper Nelson’s Zoo and Jungle Garden

Trapper Nelson Interpretive Site

Three miles down the Loxahatchee River, where it meanders through the Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound near Jupiter, is Trapper Nelson’s Zoo and Jungle Garden, or what is left of it. The site is accessible only by canoe, boat or tour boat. A slow excursion on the tour boat, the Loxahatchee Queen III, offers views of tropical vegetation […]


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