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

    Canaveral

    National Seashore Florida

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • BOARDWALK CLOSURE AT PLAYALINDA

    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

Management

The staff of Canaveral National Seashore is committed to preserving this unique undeveloped seashore paradise for the enjoyment of this and future generations. We work closely with Federal, state, local and private partners to accomplish our mission, while maintaining open lines of communication with the community and our visitors.

Superintendent's Compendium

ENABLING LEGISLATION

Designation as National Seashore
- January 3, 1975
Public Law 93-626 (PDF, 992kb)

Seminole Rest Enabling Legislation - October 31, 1988
Public Law 100-564 (PDF, 65kb)

Resource Brief: Fixed-Station Water Quality Monitoring Data Summary - 2010

Did You Know?

Tears remove salt from turtle's body while laying eggs

That the tears you see when a sea turtle is laying her eggs are actually the turtle's way of ridding her body of salt?