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Hobe Sound, Florida: Blowing Rocks Preserve

If you're lucky, you'll see breaking waves spray plumes through erosion holes up to 50 feet high. If you're not, it's still a Florida beach.

575 S. Beach Rd, Hobe Sound, FL
From US-1 turn east at the stoplight (Lighthouse Diner) onto FL-707/Beach Rd. Follow Beach Rd for 2.5 miles. The parking area for the Rocks will be on the right; the Nature Center on the left. From the parking lot follow the path to the beach, then walk south to the rocks.
Nature center across the road daily 9-4:30 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Blowing Rocks Preserve

Need to going high tide and when it's very windy. My kids loved getting sprayed by the water through the rocks.

[Dianne, 10/08/2023]
Blowing Rocks Preserve

This park is a Nature Conservancy property. Going there at close to high tide would be the best. We went at a low-ish tide. No action. It's a bit of a walk to get to the blowing rocks (called Coquina Rock). Has to be accessed before 4 pm. They close the parking area afterward, in the current climate of covid, I assume.

[Randy Hoopes, 03/19/2021]

Blowing Rock.

Blowing Rocks Preserve

Blowing Rocks Preserve contains the largest Anastasia limestone outcropping on Florida's east coast. Breaking waves spray plumes of water through erosion holes. The spray can reach heights of 50 feet.

[Tim, 11/16/2019]

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