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Peanut Island

Updated: May 16

Florida - West Palm Beach - Peanut Island - Rockpool Taran - Kayak Sailing

Peanut Island Is a large spoil island made from the dredging if the Lakeworth Inlet. and is a popular Destination for day tourists and overnight campers. The beach is an easy landing.

There are good facilities in the island, including beach showers and bathrooms but there is a fee to camp overnight. You reserve a spot on the their website.

The island was originally created in 1918 as a result of dredging the inlet, and it was named after the peanut oil shipping terminal that was once located on the island. Today, Peanut Island is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering a variety of recreational activities.

If you spend the day here, you can visit John F. Kennedy Bunker, which was built during the Cold War as a bomb shelter for President Kennedy in the event of a nuclear attack. The bunker is now open for tours and offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the era.

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