Lighthouse Point Park

Lighthouse Point Park, Ponce Inlet: Hours, Address, Lighthouse Point Park Reviews: 4.5/5

Lighthouse Point Park
4.5
Beaches • Parks • Hiking Trails
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Debbie J
66 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
An hour and a half from Orlando, this is a hidden gem, although there are many beaches along this coast, the one at this park is outstanding and all for $10. Huge stretch of white sand, with life guard, a concrete boardwalk that reaches out into the ocean. You can also walk along the park towards a very large sandy bay. This isn’t a huge park, but well maintained, with clean bathrooms, shelters with picnic benches and BBQ grills. We saw many birds, lizards, gopher tortoises and we were delighted to see dolphins. The lighthouse is not part of this park, it’s very close but you have to pay a separate fee to enter it.
Written March 15, 2022
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sskroll
Orlando, FL728 contributions
Aug 2020
We went here for the availability of a dog park. The fee to get into the park is $10 a day or $20 for a year from your fist visit. Dogs are allowed in most places at the park except the people beach and the jetty. Nice beach and plenty of parking. The dog beach is on the river side but would also be a good area to take small children as water is calm and you can go out a ways before it gets too deep and you can see the bottom. Beach was not crowded and people social distanced.
Written August 29, 2020
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teacher152015
Lexington, KY261 contributions
Mar 2021
We visited this 52-acre park because we love walking through natural areas and had heard it had boardwalks throughout it. We were not disappointed. I’m not sure how many different boardwalk paths there are but we walked on 2 and saw a third that took us through a forested area and straight to the ocean. It felt like we were walking in a remote jungle because of the lush greenery and we were the only ones there. We also explored 2 different lookout towers that were connected to the boardwalks. You can pay $10 to park or you can use the parking spots for the Marine Observatory which is now closed to the public.
Written April 13, 2021
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Julie B
DeLand, FL1 contribution
Oct 2021
This park is apart of the the Echo Rangers program which is an educational program that focuses on the county’s ecological, cultural, heritage and outdoor resources. The program is offered at more than 50 sites including parks, museums, libraries and historical sites for children in grades 1-5th grade.

This program is great for children to see and learn about the different areas in the county and visit places they may not be able to afford to see otherwise.

I am very disappointing in this park because the echo rangers are supposed to be allowed into the park without having to pay the parking fee, however, the guard was not informed of this policy. The guard was rude and charged us the fee and there is no communication or follow through on the Lighthouse Point Park side of things, the marine science center, and the Echo rangers program.

Whom ever manages the Lighthouse Point Park does NOT do their job to make sure things are run correctly and something should be done about this especially when it affects our children.
Written October 3, 2021
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lakelorain
pa170 contributions
Feb 2020
At the end of route A1A in Ponce Inlet is a gem of a park. With ocean access, you can swim, sunbathe, surf or fish on the large jetty. Access to the jetty is somewhat difficult right now due to storm damage. On the river side, you can take your dog to the beach, fish or just walk and enjoy the scenery. Great place to take pictures. The park was very clean during both of our trips there. There are covered picnic tables and a Pavillion with rest rooms.
Admission is $10/car or $20 annually.
Written February 20, 2020
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TwistedWorldTraveler
Sarasota, FL100 contributions
Jun 2021
first off - as a native to this area, i remember this place before it was a park that you had to pay to visit, i digress.

it's $10 for the day or $20 for year, so i opted for the year. oh boy, i was sooooo disappointed after parking and walking on the beautiful wooden path to the beach - it's a driving beach!!! yuck. ugh. horrible.

it's doubtful i'll go back.
Written July 6, 2021
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C8005JDbrucer
Fayetteville44 contributions
Mar 2020
Rode out to the Lighthouse for a meal and was pleasantly surprised at the overall atmosphere. Everyone had a great meal for a very reasonable price, staff was friendly and informed, and surroundings were very relaxing. Wildlife was everywhere and it was just a great place to enjoy a meal with friends.
Written March 19, 2020
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cruiseadict
Aberdeen, NJ4 contributions
Feb 2020
Lighthouse Point Park is at the very end of Ponce Inlet. The park has beaches on the ocean and on the Halifax River. You can sunbathe, surf, fish, walk, picnic or just enjoy the view. There is a long pier into the inlet but currently, it is difficult to access because of storm damage. If you are agile, you can still climb onto it. There are many different places with water access. It also has a dog beach. There are some picnic tables(some covered)
Written February 11, 2020
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Martha W
Ocala, FL94 contributions
Feb 2021
What a great park for a fun time with your dog. Since Volusia Cty doesn't allow dog on the beaches this is a wonderful solution. Dogs are allowed on the riverside of the park and there is plenty of nice sandy beaches for the pets to play. So happy we found this place.
Written February 12, 2021
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FlaHarlock
Tavares, FL4,787 contributions
Apr 2021
Spent the morning here geocaching in a light rain. Such a beautiful park! Love the boardwalk trails. Allows you to be in the dunes without destroying them. Highlight of the morning was running into a huge gopher turtle. Magnificent creature. This park has excellent facilities and leashed dogs are permitted. $10 per vehicle entrance fee and worth every penny. Highly recommended!
Written April 19, 2021
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