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Turtle Mound National Historic Site

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The one beach access area we went to was very clean. We walked to the Eldora House, which was nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pennington Gap, Virginia
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A nice place to visit. Better parking on a rainy day.

Because of intermident rain we were able to find a parking space at Lot #5. This seems to be the... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2019
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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A1a, Canaveral National Seashore, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The one beach access area we went to was very clean. We walked to the Eldora House, which was nice. The parking is a little pricey, but I guess that’s just standard for any state park. There is a nude beach, but it’s at the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

Because of intermident rain we were able to find a parking space at Lot #5. This seems to be the most desired part of the beach because it is clothes optional. There are four other parking lots for the less adventurous. For those who complain...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank dwightlgoodman
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Parked at lot #5 and walked south. Lots of shells and pretty, clean water. Encountered numerous sunbathers in all manner of dress. Many nude people having a good time and bothering no one. I was shocked and pleasantly surprised when my wife felt the urge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ugabubba
Reviewed May 7, 2019

If you want to go to a public beach that is more like a private beach in Florida this is for you. Beautiful spot out of the way.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Theresa G
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

We had our five grandchildren with us this week. Decided to go to Turtle Mound National Historic Site. You enter through Canaveral National Seashore. We did stop at Visitors Center to see the video then proceeded to the mounds. The adventurous kids took the lower...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank RitaR778
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

Lots of lovely scenery saw dolphins, eagle. Beaches are nice too quiet lits of shells. Nice place for an afternoon with nature.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tw1956
Reviewed March 19, 2019

I’ve been coming here since before it was a park. Great views, hiking, fishing and biking too. Florida at its finest.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank JFT32169
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Interesting to imagine what this place would have looked like hundreds of years ago when it was 75 ft tall and totally devoid of vegetation. The boardwalk provides a good walking surface to get to the outlook. There are benches at the top, which was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Valerie D
Reviewed March 11, 2019

3/10/19; I have been to Turtle mound before and was amazed at the history; but I saw it from a boat in the water on the west side and WOW what a difference in perspective. It is huge, yes I know walking up the boardwalks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank James A
Reviewed March 3, 2019

It was a nice place to see but not what I expected. Lots of neat plants to see and a great view of the area ocean and river.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Judy S
February 21, 2019|
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Response from Irvin A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The fee is to access the National Park.
July 12, 2018|
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Response from 32dixieb | Reviewed this property |
No. No nude beaches. We took our children. We would have not had our children there if that had been the case.
April 13, 2018|
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Response from joy12Blairsville_GA | Reviewed this property |
On the National Park Service web site for Canaveral National Seashore Florida the hours are stated under the heading "All Park - Canaveral Seashore" - Standard hours quoted are 6 AM - 8 PM with the Apollo Visitor Center open... More