• Visitors enjoying a stroll along Canaveral National Seashore's pristine beach


    National Seashore Florida

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    Boardwalk #3 at Playalinda is closed for repair/replacement. This closure will be remain in effect for up to 8 weeks.

  • ChemTreat Conducting Maintenance of Exotic Plants

    Southeastern ChemTreat will be conducting maintenance of exotic plants on Shipyard & other islands within Canvaveral Nat'l Seashore for approximately 1 month. More »

  • Commercial Harvesting Permit Renewals

    Commercial Harvesting Permits will no longer be issued to new applicants. Only those who had a valid commercial harvesting permit in 2014 are eligible to renew for the 2015 permit year, which runs from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015

Be A Junior Ranger

Earn Your Junior Ranger Patch
Canaveral Junior Ranger Patch

Earn your Junior Ranger patch and certificate by participating in the Basic Junior Ranger Program.

Annual Junior Ranger Day at Canaveral National Seashore on Saturday, April 19th






Basic Junior Ranger Program. Children are required to attend three park programs, pick up a bag of trash in the park and do a special arts & crafts program on their own showing what they've learned during their time in the park. After completion of all the activities children are awarded a Junior Ranger patch and certificate.

One Day Junior Ranger Program. Children may pick up a Junior Ranger Activity Book at the Visitor Information Center or the South District Fee Booth. Once they have completed the activities and returned the book, the child will receive a Junior Ranger sticker and certificate.

Junior Ranger Activity Book

Contact the Junior Ranger Program Manager by email

Did You Know?


The manatees that live in the Indian River Lagoon are in the seashore in the summer, and go south to find warmer water in the winter.