• 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

News Releases



09-07-14: Coastal Cleanup September 20th
08-08-14: Southwest Chemtreat Conducting Maintenance of Exotic Plants
07-23-14: Tourism to Canaveral Nat'l Seashore creates $68 million Economic Benefit
07-09-14: Final GMP Released
06-05-14: Apollo District Junior Ranger Programs
05-08-14: Turtle Watch Reservation Information
04-01-14: National Park Week, April 19-27
04-01-14: Annual Junior Ranger Day; April 19th
03-10-14: 2013 Sea Turtle Nesting Summary


11-04-13: Beach Camping & Horseback Riding Postponed
11-04-13: Turtle Mound Painting Unveiling
10-21-13: Commercial Harvest Permit Issue Event at Seminole Rest
07-18-13: Prescribed Fire with Temp Closure Scheduled at Apollo
06-11-13: Prescribed Fire with Temp Closure Scheduled at Apollo
05-31-13: Sea Turtle Festival
05-13-13: Prescribed Fire with Temp Closure Scheduled at Apollo
05-09-13: June Turtle Watch Reservations - Playalinda
05-09-13: June Turtle Watch Reservations - Apollo
04-12-13: National Park Week
03-06-13: Budget Constraints Reduce Park Hours
01-17-13: Mosquito Lagoon Canoe Trail Closed

Did You Know?

Shell mound

Almost 150 archaeological sites have been recorded at Canaveral National Seashore. Some of these sites date as far back as 3,000 years BC. Most of these consist of oyster or clam shells, a testament to the bounty of Mosquito Lagoon for Florida’s people, past and present.