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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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Great beach !

I wanted to do some surf fishing so we asked the guy at the entrance if he had any tips. He said try parking lot #3. We did and pretty much had the beach to ourselves all day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Olive Hill, Kentucky
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Olive Hill, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I wanted to do some surf fishing so we asked the guy at the entrance if he had any tips. He said try parking lot #3. We did and pretty much had the beach to ourselves all day. Caught lots of fish, bluefish, whitefish, sea cats and a few other I wasn't sure about. We can't wait to go back... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Apollo Beach is located in the Cape Canaveral Seashore National Park. All National Park rules and laws apply here...but nude sunbathing and surfing is "tolerated", primarily at Parking area #5. Don't forget your sunscreen!! Check out the Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/CAPECANAVERALSUNBATHING

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Ranger’s cell phone rang at 10:30PM. “Our girl is giving eggs - caravan down to lot 3 - walk south ¼ mile on beach” Two ‘turtle tracker’ ladies had found a specimen appropriate for viewing. A Loggerhead. Under dark starry skies of a new moon with a comforting warm breeze, we marveled at the majesty of Mother Nature as... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Lot #5 is up and running.. And packed! You can only park in designated spaces and once they are full, you're just out of luck. My point is to come early if you want the "clothing optional" option. Nothing beats commando body surfing! The beach is beautiful and pristine. The turquoise water is the perfect temperature, just cool enough to... More 

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

you have to pay to get into the park - like any other beach. be careful as some beaches are clothing optional.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I went here because I heard they hadA nude beach and I just wanted to try it out you have to go to the last lot which is area five and then get out of the car and walk south. When I got there it was closed because of maintenance so I was a little disappointed I didn't get to... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Whenever I come to New Smyrna Beach, I always make it a point to visit Apollo Beach at Parking Lot #5. Lot #5 is closed for repairs right now until further notice but I used Lot #4 and had a very private area not too far from the boardwalk with virtually no one around within a quarter mile. Nice &... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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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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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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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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