A park that is kept pristine, always beautiful, and offers breathtaking views is located at the northern tip of the New Smyrna Beach Peninsula. New Smyrna is known for its powder white beaches, fantastic surfing, and stunning palm trees. This relaxing park is a hidden gem and costs only $10 to enter by car or free to all pedestrians walking in. If you are in the Daytona Beach or Port Orange area, visiting this beach is a must! You will not regret stepping foot on its white soft sand and swimming in its stunning blue waters. When strolling the beach tourists will see spectacular views of Ponce Inlet and its lighthouse, turtles, dolphins, and much more! If you are passing through town, staying for a week, or planning a visit to New Smyrna Beach, you will not regret putting this park on your list of things to see and do.
WHAT THE PARK OFFERS TO ITS VISITORS
RUNNING & WALKING TRAILS
Cruise around the boardwalk for a relaxing 1.5 mile walk, or get more adventurous running through the hiking trails the park has to offer. You’ll run across turtles in the marsh and see fiddler crabs roaming the beach. There is never a dull sight when visiting one of the locals favorite parks.
Trying to get your dog out of the house for some good exercise? Visit Smyrna Dunes Park. Here dogs are welcome to join you on-leash at this lovely inlet which also includes showers, bathrooms, and plenty of parking. Dogs will enjoying getting some exercise here, playing in the sand and splashing around in the water.
It is not rare to see a pod of dolphins swimming near the beach. They often times will be seen around noon, jumping through the ocean giving onlookers an awe-inspiring show. If you are boating out on the water during sunset your chances to see even more dolphins swimming together goes up even higher.
FISHING & BOATING
Enjoy the hot Florida rays and relax out on the open water. There is a nice boat launch conveniently nearby for you to get the whole family together and go for a ride on New Smyrna’s crystal blue water. The beach also offers great fishing for those who prefer to stay on shore. Walk out on the fishing pier for a chance to catch the best fish of the day! This pier extends into 18 feet of water allowing fisherman to gain access to a variety of marine wildlife. Fishing is allowed throughout the park.
BEST BEACH IN VOLUSIA COUNTY
What is not to love about this secret treasure? Its vibrant turquoise waters and white sandy beach is available for all to enjoy. Young children will enjoy searching the beach for shells, chasing crabs, and families will love making memories during every minute they are breathing in the salty air. After you are finished at the beach, drive on over to Port Orange and go to the locals favorite seafood restaurant- Our Deck Down Under. With fresh seafood, great music, and a warm atmosphere, it is the perfect way to end any day. Looking to do more? Read up on 7 Things to do in Volusia County here.
VISIT THE OTHER TOWNS IN OUR COUNTY
Our county has a lot to offer, be sure to check out our neighboring cities! From great shopping, fresh seafood, local hiking trails and unforgettable sightseeing, we have it all right here in Volusia County. Fly into one of the larger airports and tour around for some local flavor and famous attractions. If you have a home down here or are a resident check out New Smyrna Beach Exterior House Cleaning solutions.