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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing foliage, Viewing wildlife

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best beach I've Been to in a long time.

I loved CNS! There are no buildings or other eyesores to detract from the miles of empty and secluded coastline. Some nude sunbathers, but that didn't bother me much. Dolphins... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I loved CNS! There are no buildings or other eyesores to detract from the miles of empty and secluded coastline. Some nude sunbathers, but that didn't bother me much. Dolphins were visible at Indian river. Insane amounts of Mosquitos on the trails, be warned!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Best beach to get away from people - no concessions, and only pit toilets! Get there early at weekends to find a place to park. weekdays you can have a large stretch of beach to yourself.

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Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We have been to many beaches up & down the east coast and quite a few Caribbean islands, but this is by fR the most beautiful pristine beach I have ever seen. Words can not describe the beauty & unspoiled pristine atmosphere of this beach. I will definitely be back here again & again. One of the U.S. Best kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

$5 a car load to visit and play on a gorgeous beach all day!! Steps and walkway over the dunes with natural habitat untouched. Sand is perfect for building elaborate castles in or just laying in the sun. The water is clear and breathtaking. Kids didn't want to leave at end of day. Restrooms are available by parking lot, no... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A favorite attraction of Cape Canaveal National Seashore is Playlinda Beach---which is Spanish for "Beatiful Beach." The name is apt!!! It's four and a half miles of pristine land. $5.00 per car, but a lifetime senior (Age 62 or older) pass is good for the rest of your life. There are no faclities there except primitive restrooms that sometimes have... More 

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Dunnellon, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Wow, found this place by accident. $5 carload fee, 4 different beaches ( #2 had tide pools on low tide- great for littler kids). Turtlemound boardwalk was great too. Spent entire day here. Bring your own food- no concessions. No showers either and bathrooms at each beach parking area- more like porta-potties with buildings put around them! (smelly) Toilets at... More 

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Burlington NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited the area at the end of New Smyra Beach with friends on a chilly day. Enjoyed our visit to the Eldora house, the Indian mounds and the pristine beaches. Definitely a throwback to old Florida. Seemed like a place that would be enjoyed more by adults, though the beach is nice. Suggest water shoes as sand is a bit... More 

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York, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed riding through this park on our motorcycles very much. There are lots of nice places to stop throughout to enjoy the beach and a bathroom at every stop. If you are stopping to walk on the trails, make sure you bring bug spray. There is a lot of mosquitoes that love fresh meat. :-) Otherwise,... More 

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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

There is no development out at the Seashore as it abuts the Merritt Island national Wildlife Refuge. As you cross the bridge from Titusville you just drive straight, through the toll booth until you reach Playa Linda beach. You can make the left turn there and drive along to other parking areas but each has a boardwalk access to the... More 

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Milton, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The park is divided into two sections which, stupidly, I thought were connected via a single road. Heck, I looked at the Northern section map with Route A1A heading south. I looked at the Southern section map and saw its entrance road heading north. So, our day trip planned to enter the park at the north entrance thinking we will... More 

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