• 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

Join Our Friends

Refurbishing project

Visit Canaveral National Seashore Where You Can See The Results Of Our “Friend's” Efforts

The “Friends of Canaveral National Seashore” assists the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect Canaveral National Seashore by raising funds and public awareness, and by providing volunteers for needed projects.

Your membership and donations to Friends of Canaveral National Seashore will help:

  • Preserve, restore and enhance the park's natural and cultural resources
  • Provide improved services and facilities for its visitors
  • Increase public awareness and support of the park
  • Enhance educational and interpretive activities
  • Improve trails and facilities.
  • Repair backcountry campsites
  • Preserve historic structures

Friends have provided funds for vital projects within the park including:

  • Reconstruction and maintenance of the Eldora State House.
  • Sponsorship with Atlantic Center for the Arts of special events at the Eldora State House.

But There Is Still Much More Work To Do! Please Help The Friends Help.

Contact Ranger Laura Henning for more information at (386) 428-3384 ext.221

Did You Know?

Turtle Mound at Canaveral National Seashore, Florida

Turtle Mound is one of the tallest Native American shell mounds on the east coast of Florida. Standing almost 50 feet high, it offers a panoramic view of ocean, lagoon, and barrier island. An observer wrote, “…it gives one the impression of being on a mountaintop.”