Ready for relaxation? Turn off your cell phone and soak up the incredible ambiance of the Martin County shore. Martin County is home to miles and miles of peaceful beaches, beautiful water, and natural sand dunes. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for our beautiful coastal wildlife such as shorebirds and sea turtles! Martin County also has over 20 marinas to launch your next waterway adventure.
Martin County in an outdoor paradise with its four-story height restriction, 100k acres of park and conservation land, five state parks, including Jonathan Dickinson State Park, the largest in Southeast Florida, a federally designated Wild and Scenic River, the Nathaniel P. Reed Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, two aquatic preserve and the Indian River Lagoon, one of the most bio-diver estuaries in the Northern hemisphere.
Martin County directly manages approximately 35,000 acres of environmentally sensitive lands. With ecological restoration as a high priority, the county carries out quality projects that meet our community’s needs while also playing a vital role in support of improved public access to public lands. We hope you enjoy these beautiful ecological sites and remember to “take only pictures and leave only footprints.” Learn more about these preserves and conservation land areas by clicking here.
Did You Know?
Here in Martin County, we have a strong love for nature. For many, it’s what drew us here to begin with. From the pristine forests that seem to transport us back in time, to the beautiful blue waters that we can enjoy year-round, it’s hard to imagine Martin County without these incredible natural resources. That’s why we have decided to take the next step to ensure their preservation by partnering with Leave No Trace!
Martin County’s natural beauty and attractions offer up a treasure trove of activities—without the crowds of its popular next-door neighbors. From rodeos to high-end shopping, art galleries and one-of-a-kind museums to eco-friendly sea- turtle adventures, Martin County gets right to the heart of ‘Old Florida.’