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Round Island Beach Park

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Great beach

At Round Island there are two options - beach side and river side. Beach side offers a clean... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cherylm204
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Manatees and a picnic

Lovely day to commune with nature. A little ride. A little picnic. A little walking. A little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cynthia619
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

At Round Island there are two options - beach side and river side. Beach side offers a clean bathroom (plus), lifeguard, pretty deserted beach with showers to rinse off. Picnic area is clean with several covered tables and a small area with swings and children...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day to commune with nature. A little ride. A little picnic. A little walking. A little admiring God’s beauty! Lots of blessing bundled in beauty.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Cynthia619
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Had teenage gkids come to visit over spring break. One of our trips was to this park. We had a nice time just walking the grounds & over to the tower. We saw a few manatee but none up close. Saw jumping fish & big...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ValerieRae
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

This park is just north of Fort Pierce. There is plenty of free parking and it has public restrooms. There is a nice boardwalk and bridge to look for manatees. We waited and sure enough we saw a few. I think morning is the best...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

The boardwalk walkway is very close to the parking lot making this an easy quick stop to see manatees. We were lucky and saw a few warming their backs in the sun. They occasionally come up for air but otherwise just float there warming up.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JeanGHiggins
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Lagoon side manatees, fish, crabs, kayaking, paddle boarding, Wooden bridge nice stroll thru the mangrove paths with 3 story viewing area. Ocean side beautiful sandy beach, picnic areas and facilities. Both sides free.

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank RFHerbst
Reviewed February 28, 2019

We have beached, body surfed, shell collected and kayaked! Seen pelicans, dolphins, and manatees! Lots of parking, clean restrooms!

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Gsnipe3
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

We borrowed kayaks from friends (you can easily rent) and had an incredible time paddling to the lake and around the nearby islands. Saw a ton of fish, birds, and manatees. Was so cool to see pelicans and ospreys nailing fish right in front of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ruby N
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Visited with grandson this week. Many manatee in the water just of pathway, including mother and calf. A great spot to see manatee up close. Also saw multiple dolphin in these waters. Finally, a great kayaking spot, easy entry to water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom A
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Park has access to both river and ocean. Picnic pavilions available. Winding narrow road not great for large campers.

Date of experience: January 2019
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809cynthiac
April 2, 2019|
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Response from Breathingmagic | Reviewed this property |
No fee
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K C
January 12, 2019|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Island Adventure actually runs tours, around $50-60 as I recall. For Round Island, it is pretty easy to self guide, if you are comfortable with kayaks. I have had good luck with Orchid Island for bike and kayak rentals... More
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Kathy M
August 28, 2018|
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Response from 956adriann | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. There are only toilet facilities there. Everyone that uses a kayak there has brought them on a trailer.
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