The point of land which sits at the junction of the Indian River and Jupiter Inlet for thousands of years had been a meeting place for ancient Indian tribes. In 1849 it was recommended as a suitable place for military defenses. sand dune. The Loxahatchee River Historical Society today operates the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, which is open daily except Monday. The museum is located in Lighthouse Park, 500 Captain Armour’s Way. Visitors can climb the lighthouse tower.
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers climbing tours to the top of the landmark 1860 lighthouse and a waterfront history Museum in a restored WWII Navy building known as “Station J”. Indoor exhibits tell diverse stories of over 5,000 years of human habitation in and around the Jupiter Inlet and Loxahatchee River.
The Lighthouse has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973.
- Jupiter is the home to the Miami Marlins and St Louis Cardinals Spring Training as well as the Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals at the Roger Dean Stadium complex.
- Palm Beach International Raceway a racing facility built in 1965, and was remodeled in 2008 .The Facility currently host several IHRA and NHRA sportsman events as well as an ARCA Remax Series Event
- The television program American Horror Story: Freak Show was set in Jupiter. (source wikapedia)
Updated 12/30 List of Parks In Jupiter
Staff Pick – The Jupiter Lighthouse
Here are some gorgeous videos of Jupiter Inlet taken by Jeff Liggett the boss!
Multi Award Winning Documentary “The Garbage of Jupiter Beach”