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Smyrna Dunes Park

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Address: Peninsula Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Phone Number: 386-424-2935.
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CAUTION: TOO HOT FOR DOGS OVER 80 degrees!!

I learned the hard way.. my suggestion is to Keep your dog at home in the air conditioning if the temperature is over 80 degrees or the sun is intense. The dogs can't drink salt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Poppy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I learned the hard way.. my suggestion is to Keep your dog at home in the air conditioning if the temperature is over 80 degrees or the sun is intense. The dogs can't drink salt water and they can't take off their hot coats and they are at the mercy of their owners. I've seen several dogs collapse and have... More 

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Thank Poppy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place for a long walk. Early mornings or late evening is best times in summer. Winter all day. Peaceful setting. Some great views.

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Thank glynn w
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It costs 10.00 per day to park there or 20.00 for the year, small amount of parking, you have several walkways to choose from to either go to the ocean side of the beach or to the river/inlet side. about a mile and half walking to get to the beach area down raised walkway, it is a pet friendly park... More 

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Thank Trina Jim L
New Smyrna Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take your dogs. The only problem is some people just don't follow rules and let their dogs off the leash. This can be annoying when you have small dogs and large ones come running at you. I just wish people would not think they are better than everyone else, and just follow rules or... More 

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DeBary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1 3/8 mile boardwalk is a great opportunity to exercise, walk the pets and get a spot to eat an early breakfast along the ocean.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy taking my two weims out here every chance I get. Take the short walk at the first walk over which is a short beach area next to the coast guard station. Take the long walk and go all the way out to the jetty which is over a mile one way. Enjoyable way to spend some time with... More 

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DeBary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a dog friendly park, complete with poop bags along the way and a dog wash area. It is nice and clean. The dogs were having a blast in the water. Just make sure they stay leashed.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go as far north as you can if you are driving on the beach. There is a jetty and on the other side of the jetty is dog beach, where you can bring your dogs. Good walking, fishing, and relaxing. Be careful swimming because the tides can be very strong in the inlet.

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Deland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really neat place to visit. I live here, but being new to the area, had only recently got to the beach. If you take the first road left off Flagler after crossing over the bridge, it will take you to Dunes Park. You can also take Atlantic Ave to Crawford St. (last beach access) and enter from off the beach.... More 

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Keswick, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The is a cheap place to walk around the north side of the island to see nature (turtles, crabs, birds and dunes) and to see a great view of the Port Orange light hours and the inlet cannel.

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