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


    National Seashore Florida


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


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?