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“Beach!”
Review of Ocean Reef Park

Ocean Reef Park
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Owner description: AMENITIES beach frontage, guarded (700 feet) beach surf wheelchair is available; contact a lifeguard to arrange for use. Handicapped icon saltwater fishing and surfing not permitted in guarded swimming area drinking fountain dune ecosystem overlook fishing (saltwater) parking picnic areas with grills, single table picnic pavilion, reserved group (1) playground, including playground safety play structure (ages 5-12 years) restroom facilities showers, outdoor
Gainesville
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beach!”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a great beach if you have kids. You can snorkel, explore the rocks, play at the park or just lay out. The parking is free. There are life guards on duty, bathrooms and showers.

Visited July 2013
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St Augustine, Florida
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48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“one of my favorite beaches in Florida”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

My wife and I used to live in Palm Beach Gardens and would drive to Ocean Reef Park often to enjoy the beach. It features clean batherooms/changing rooms with outside showers , life guards, a park area with grills and picinic tables and plenty of parking. Best of all there is a rock reef very close to the beach full of fish to snorkel around . On this trip I took my boys snorkling for their first time in the ocean. We saw parrot fish, lots of small reef fish, a sting ray and a young barracuda. The boys are hooked on snorkling now something that is a passion of mine.

Visited June 2013
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4 Thank machspeed
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Mixed feelings.”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

I have to say that anytime I have spoken to any of the lifeguards or any of the staff, they are always very friendly. However, I am always dismayed at the amount of trash on this beach. It is convenient that there are clean bathrooms, water fountain and a shower to rinse off in.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Elissaszoo
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