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USA Parks
Central East Region
Canaveral National Seashore
Canaveral National Seashore
Titusville, Florida   32796-3521

Canaveral National Seashore

Canaveral National Seashore is on a barrier island which includes ocean, beach, dune, hammock, lagoon, salt marsh, and pine flatland habitats.

The barrier island and adjacent waterways offer a blend of plant and animal life. Records show that 1,045 species of plants and 310 species of birds can be found in the park.

Endangered species include, but are not limited to, loggerhead, green and leatherback sea turtles, West Indian Manatee, Southern bald eagle, wood stork, peregrine falcon, eastern indigo snake, and Florida scrub jay.

The park has two districts and the Seminole Rest Site. The North District is in Volusia County, near New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Seminole Rest is also located in Volusia County in Oak Hill, Florida. The South District, in Brevard County is near Titusville, Florida.

Visitors may enjoy walking the nature and historical trails during the cool winter months. Throughout the year opportunity for recreational activities include; lagoon and surf fishing, boating, canoeing, surfing, sunbathing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding and backcountry camping.
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Whispering Pines MH
395 Cheney Highway Route 50
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Plane - Orlando International Airport, 1 Airport Blvd. Orlando, FL 32827 407-825-2001

Space Coast Regional Airport Titusville, FL 32780 321-267-8780

Car - North District: I-95 to State Road 44 (Exit 84), East on SR 44 to A1A, South on A1A nine miles to park entrance.

South District - I-95 to State Road 406 (Exit 80), 406 East to 402 East to Park Entrance Station.

Seminole Rest - From I-95 take SR 5A (Exit 82) east to U.S. 1, U.S. 1 North to the Caution Light in Oak Hill, turn east onto Halifax Avenue to River Road. Turn North on River Road. Seminole Rest is two tenths of a mile on the east side of River Road.

Public Transportation - There is no public transportation in the park. The park visitor may tour the park via private vehicle, bicycle, or on foot. Horseback riding is available in designated areas but the visitor must provide their own horse and a permit is required.

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Canaveral National Seashore
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