Canaveral National Seashore


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Canaveral National Seashore:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Canaveral National Seashore

Address:308 Julia St
Titusville, FL 32796

Phone:321-267-1110
Fax:321-264-2906
Web: www.nps.gov/cana/
Size: 57,662 acres.
Established: Established on January 3, 1975.
Location:Near Titusville and New Smyrna Beach on Florida's east coast. Accessible via US 1, I-95, and Route 528 (Bee Line Expwy.). The northern access, New Smyrna Beach, is on Route A1A. The southern access, Titusville, is on Route 406/402. Playalinda Beach is reached via Route 402.
Facilities:Primitive campgrounds, picnic area, rest rooms (é), boat ramp, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, bird-watching, horseback riding, wildlife viewing (including turtle watches in June and July), auto touring, guided tour.
Special Features:Twenty-five miles of undeveloped barrier island preserve the natural beach, dune, marsh, and lagoon habitats for a variety of wildlife, including many species of birds. The Kennedy Space Center occupies the southern end of the island and temporary closures are possible due to launch-related activities. The area includes a portion of 140,393-acre Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (see separate entry in national wildlife refuges section), administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

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conducted a study of the historical changes in intertidal oyster reefs in selected areas of Canaveral National Seashore (CANA) using year 2000 imagery.
From both the Melbourne and Orlando airports it's about an hour's drive to the south side of Canaveral National Seashore.
Exploring Florida's Untouched Coast, Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.
For example, work at Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida yielded an overall trap-success rate of 5.
Physical fitness is important to a well-rounded life, and we are proud to have the beauty of KSC and its adjacent Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge as a portion of this triathlon.
Areas to consider are along the Canaveral National Seashore south of Ponce Inlet all the way to Playalinda Beach, then south from the Port Canaveral buoy line, past the Cocoa Beach Pier to areas off Patrick AFB.
com for a schedule), enjoy the unforgettable experience at the Canaveral National Seashore Playalinda Beach.
Relax and recharge your batteries after your adventures by visiting Canaveral National Seashore.
So the Gulf Islands staff talked preparations with those in other areas such as Everglades National Park at the southern tip of Florida and Canaveral National Seashore up the state's east coast.
KEY WORDS: eastern oyster, larvae, Indian River Lagoon, boat wakes, Canaveral National Seashore, recreational boating, Crassostrea virginica
We'll travel through salt marshes and estuaries to the narrow strip of land that comprises Canaveral National Seashore, We'll spend our days kayaking island-to-island with time to explore Indian mounds, fish for red snapper, swim, or lounge on the beach.
Manatees, or sea cows, can be seen swimming in the waters off the Canaveral National Seashore and the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.