• 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

Things To Know Before You Come

Drones. Launching, landing, or operating an unmanned aircraft from or on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service withing the boundaries of Canaveral National Seashore is prohibited except as approved in writing by the Superintendent.

Restrooms & Ramps
. New Smyrna Beach, FL - North District (Apollo Beach): ADA accessible ramps to the beach are located at Parking Areas 1A, 3 & 5. The Visitor Information Center is handicap accessible, as are all restroom facilities.

A beach wheelchair is available at Apollo Beach (the north district of the park). Inquire at the Information Center. You must have an assistant with you to use the chair. // Image of beach wheelchair //

There is an accessible trail leading to Turtle Mound Archeological Site. The boardwalk at Turtle Mound is accessible with assistance.

Seminole Rest.
River Road, Oak Hill, FL - Seminole Rest Trail is accessible to those visitors with walking disabilities. The accessible trail includes benches along the half mile trail that provide rest areas for park visitors. The restrooms are identified for those that have visual disabilities.

Backcountry Permits
. Visitors wishing to hike into the backcountry area of Canaveral National Seashore are required to obtain a permit at the entrance station before venturing out into that area. (details)

Titusville, FL - South District (Playalinda Beach)
ADA accessible beach ramps are located at Eddy Creek, and boardwalks: 8, 10, 11 and 12.

There are two pole & troll zones in Mosquito Lagoon (more)

Closure Notices Page

Oversized Vehicle Parking

Did You Know?


The manatees that live in the Indian River Lagoon are in the seashore in the summer, and go south to find warmer water in the winter.