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

    Canaveral

    National Seashore Florida

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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.

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?

Sea turtle nest area

Canaveral National Seashore is an important nesting area for several species of threatened and endangered sea turtles. As many as 4,500 nests have been recorded each summer along the 24-miles of protected beach.