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Canaveral National Seashore

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Address: 308 Julia St., Titusville, FL 32796
Phone Number: 407-267-1110
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing foliage, Viewing wildlife

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Beautiful, pristine shoreline

Playalinda is our favorite beach on the east coast of Florida. You have to drive through Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge to get there, so it's rather remote. It's never... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Playalinda is our favorite beach on the east coast of Florida. You have to drive through Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge to get there, so it's rather remote. It's never crowded & there are no buildings to be seen, except for KSC's launch pads & vehicle assembly building that you can see in the distance from the wooden dune crossovers.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This area is mostly unchanged since I moved here in 1957. The only difference is we used to camp in the dunes, boil crabs and listen to an Atlanta Braves game on the radio. I caught my first bull Red at Eldora last October. It was 45" and weighed about 35 lbs. They must be between 18" - 27" so... More 

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Windermere, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a wonderful beach for rest and relaxation without the hustle and noise of a crowded beach town and boardwalk. Nestled away near kennedy Space Center it's also home to Sea Turtles, snakes, manatees and alligators. Love this beach so much!

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed in New Smyrna Beach at the beginning of the Canaveral National Seashore and had the opportunity to walk the beach for miles each day. We saw all types of sea life including dolphins and sea turtles, as well as many varieties of shells. Visitors pay a small entrance fee and can apply to camp on the beach. There... More 

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Georgiana, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

First- Don't use Google Maps with the park name typed in because you will end up at a boat launch at Mosquito Lagoon Aquatic Preserve. (I'm going to report that when I get on a pc.) As for the park, when we found it, we passed a gate with a $5 per car fee. The lady told us not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Unspoiled fantastic ecosystem. Sea turtle nests, horseshoe crabs, great place to watch rocket launches. Truly spectacular. Bobcat tracks on the beach. We are fortunate to have this final preserved piece of protected Florida coastline. A great change from the highrises and tourist shops. A must for nature lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This was a beautiful natural visit in the state of Florida. The Information Center was very very helpful and knowledgeable. We were able to learn about the history of the area, then drive and see things that they were speaking about! Beautiful clean beaches and wildlife everywhere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This beach is absolutely beautiful and so clean. My boyfriend and I went there in june 2015. There was hardly any seaweed, not a lot of people, and clear blue skies, in other words, it was perfect! We had no problem leaving our stuff on the beach, while we went into the water, and everybody looked after each other. This... More 

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Monroe, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Every year I come down and ride in from New Smyrna Beach till the road ends at the northern most end of the park. It is an excellent place for solitude. Very little traffic. Straight & flat.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

No, you haven't seen it all or done it all until you have been through Canaveral National Seashore. Truly one day is not enough if you plan to experience the whole park. For starters you want to drive slowly and walk slower so you can really take in all the wonders awaiting you. The map given to you at the... More 

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Additional Information about Canaveral National Seashore

Address: 308 Julia St., Titusville, FL 32796
Phone Number: 407-267-1110
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Titusville
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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