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


    National Seashore Florida

There are park alerts in effect.
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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

For Teachers

Experiencing Nature Up Close

Experience Nature Up Close


Congratulations on selecting Canaveral National Seashore as one of your education destinations for the school year.

With your assistance, your students will have an enjoyable opportunity to enhance their classroom activities with a memorable park experience.

Your participation and the preparation of your class are essential to the student's safety, learning experience and the success of our Environmental and Cultural Education Program.

We encourage you to review this portion of our website for useful information and tips that will aide you in planning your class field trip.

Have a safe and educational National Park experience. We look forward to your visit.

NPS Website for Teachers

Educational Fee Waiver Information and Requirements




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Did You Know?

Sea turtle hatchlings making their way back to the sea

That temperature determines the sex of sea turtle hatchlings? Females are hatched in the top, or warmer part of the nest, and males in the lower, or cooler part.