Hobe Sound Nature Center
772-546-2067
Nature Center Open Monday - Saturday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Refuge Trail Open 7 days, Sunrise to Sunset

Upcoming Events

Naturalist Led Refuge Trail Hikes

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Every Thursday January 17 -March 28 ~ 9:30 am
No Reservations required
DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN WE WILL STILL CONTINUE HIKES-PLEASE MEET OUT FRONT. THERE WILL BE NO BATHROOM ACCESS.
No reservations are required to explore native habitats at the Refuge with a naturalist. Meet in the exhibit hall to learn about the flora and fauna that call the Indian River Lagoon, coastal hammock and sand pine scrub their home.

Keep an eye out for gopher tortoises, scrub lizards, manatees, eagles, ospreys and other wildlife along the way!

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Beach Dynamics Program

08/30/2017

Wednesdays ~ Dec 19 Jan 23, Feb 20~ 3:30 p.m
All ages welcome! Bring the whole family!

The Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge and Nature Center invites you to join naturalist Kim Mohlenhoff for a beach dynamics program at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge beach on the north end of Jupiter Island. Kim will lead you on a beachcombing adventure to find treasures brought to our shores by ocean currents and waves. Watch for wildlife, learn about natural items washed ashore and and pick up litter along the way.

Meet us at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge North Beach pavilion. (event is held rain or shine- will cancel for lightening but not determined until we arrive at the Beach)For further information call the Nature Center at (772) 546 -2067.

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Government Shutdown

03/09/2018

DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN WE ARE CLOSED.
Nature Trails will be open sunrise to sunset everyday, however, all facilities, including bathrooms ARE CLOSED.
If you have questions you can e-mail is at Hobesoundnaturecenter@gmail.com or call (772) 546-2067.
we will update the phone message, our facebook page, and this website as information becomes available.
[published January 18th 2019]

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Night Explorers

09/06/2018

FRIDAYS January 18th(2019) @ 6-8:00pm
FRIDAY February 15th (2019) @ 6:30 to 8:30 p.m
FRIDAY March 1st (2019) @ 6:30- 8:30pm


DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN ALL BUILDINGS, INCLUDING BATHROOM FACILITIES ARE CLOSED. THIS PROGRAM WILL STILL CONTINUE MEETING OUT FRONT OF THE NATURE CENTER

Join the Nature Center for some nighttime stargazing at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. Following a brief classroom orientation, naturalist Kim Mohlenhoff will lead the group outside along the nature trail to look at the nighttime sky through telescopes. This is a free program and all ages are welcomed.

Learn about wildlife at night and how artificial lighting impacts some plant and animal at night. If weather conditions are not conducive to viewing planets, stars, and constellations, the program will be limited classroom activities only.

Reservations are Required For further information call the Nature Center at (772) 546 -2067.

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