Explore Our Natural Areas
Martin County manages approximately 35,000 acres of environmentally sensitive lands. With ecological restoration as a high priority, our staff 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.
From this page you can learn about Martin County's preserves and conservation land areas. We hope you enjoy these beautiful ecological sites and remember to “take only pictures and leave only footprints.”
Clifton S. Perry Beach
A 17-acre natural area on Hutchinson Island.
A 51-acre nature preserve along the St. Lucie River.
A 61-acre preserve through Seabranch Preserve State Park.
A 500-acre natural area located in Stuart.
Hobe Sound Scrub Preserve
A 28-acre conservation area in Hobe Sound.
A 157-acre natural area located in Stuart.
Kitching Creek Preserve
A 51-acre nature area located in Hobe Sound.
A 22-acre conservation area in Port Salerno.
Pal Mar East
A 3,200-acre natural area located between Palm Beach and Martin County.
River Cove Park
A 3-acre preserve that provides access to the Indian River Lagoon.