Park Address

Canaveral National Seashore

Apollo Visitor Center,
7611 S Atlantic Ave
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Canaveral National Seashore is located midway on Florida's east coast between Daytona Beach and Melbourne, is accessible via U.S. 1, I-95, and FL State Road 528.

  • Apollo BeachI-95 exit 249 - then proceed east and follow the signs. This is the northern access of Canaveral National Seashore, located on Fla A1A at the southern-most end in New Smyrna Beach.
  • Playalinda Beach- I-95 exit 220 - then proceed east on Garden Street and follow the signs. This is the southern access of Canaveral National Seashore, in Titusville. Playalinda Beach is reached via Fla 402 (also known as Beach Road).
  • Seminole Rest - 210 River Rd., Oak Hill FL. It is located east of US-1 in Oak Hill on River Road. In Oak Hill, turn east onto Halifax Avenue, which is located by the flashing caution light on US-1. Take Halifax Avenue east to River Road. Turn north on River Road. Seminole Rest is two tenths of a mile on the east side of River Road.

Playalinda Beach Entrance Station: 28.6450, -80.6834
Apollo Beach Entrance Station: 28.9368, -80.8302
Apollo Visitor Center: 28.9271, -80.8244
Seminole Rest: 28.8692, -80.8376
Park Administration Office: 28.6131, -80.8078

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Most visitors arrive to the seashore by car. Public transportation does not travel to the park. Visitors may tour the park via private vehicle, bicycle, or on foot.

Apollo Beach District is popular to visitors bicycling into the park.The road leading to the Playalinda Beach entrance has a speed limit of 55 mile per hour with high speed traffic during peak commuting hours.

Local Airports

Orlando International Airport - Orlando International Airport is approximately an hour away from Playalinda Beach. You may experience a considerable amount of traffic traveling through Orlando on either I-4 or SR528 (toll road).

Daytona Beach International Airport - Daytona Beach International Airport is approximately 45 minutes to an hour away from Apollo Beach. Traffic varies depending on whether you take the highway or not. It is possible to take US-1 or I-95 south to the seashore from this airport.


Last updated: September 20, 2023

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Mailing Address:

Canaveral National Seashore, Headquarters
212 S. Washington Ave.

Titusville, FL 32796


386 428-3384 x0

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