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Address: Canaveral National Seashore, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Phone Number: 386-428-3384
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Activities: Wind-surfing, Fishing

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Small parking lot

Went on a Tuesday. Not much parking and not much beach at high tide. The day was rather gloomy so perhaps we didn't see it at it's best. Supposedly, the park is closed to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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233 reviews 233 reviews
33 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went on a Tuesday. Not much parking and not much beach at high tide. The day was rather gloomy so perhaps we didn't see it at it's best. Supposedly, the park is closed to visitors if there is a shuttle launch at Cape Canaveral.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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141 reviews 141 reviews
46 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Yes, just found out today that Parking lot #5 (last parking lot) is closed with a barricade. I arrived at that barricade at 11:15 AM and on the way down noticed that all the parking spots were filled in lots 2,3,4 with people waiting. I finally found the information on a site that states this: "Construction is also set to... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

this is a beautiful unspoiled beach. Limited parking areas effectively limits the number of people on the beach. If you are willing to walk a little you will be by yourself on the beach. Great area for walking there are tons of shells to find.This is what Florida looked like before people. There are areas to launch boats and kayak... More 

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Lutz, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We drove to Apollo Beach to watch a Rocket Launch.. It was beautiful day, a little windy and then ocean fog came over, blocked our view of the rocket, but we did see the contrail and heard the loud boom... Excellent beach.. There are 5 parking lots and space is limited. The area closes at 6pm. If there wasn't fog,... More 

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is out-of-the way enough that you can almost always find a quiet stretch of beach to have to yourself. No lifeguards. No cars on the beach. There is limited parking so you might need to stop at a different parking lot than you expected. Can be serene. Usually more fishermen than swimmers or sunbathers. May be a little windy.

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Buffalo
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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Head down to lot number 5 to complete your get away from the crowds. As with the other designated parking areas, you will have a large deck/sitting area to look out and enjoy the ocean view. The beach is un-groomed and full of all types of shells both whole and crushed which makes up its unique blend of sand. And... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of the two beaches in Florida with a legal nude beach. The beach is clothing optional at parking area # 5. The only place to get a good tan without tan lines. If you want a place to be nude to swim and sun bath this is it.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Part of the National Park System. Long undeveloped slip of land and waterways that are part of the park system. We went in January and there were no crowds. Just lots of quiet beach with some historical tours. Loved it. Great for the over 50 group

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Really beautiful and remote location. It's clothing-optional past a certain point, and it's getting more popular with that crowd. So, don't go if the sight of naked old people bothers you, because you will see some of that. Still, a beautiful spot for those in the right mindset.

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DeLand, Florida
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Glad to see it hasn't changed much since I first started going 28+ years ago. I grew up about an hour's drive away and discovered Apollo when I was about 20. I've been there on the 4th of July & Memorial Day holidays, and have seen nudists at every parking area. The parking areas are spread out so far from... More 

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