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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Anglers who visit Mosquito Lagoon and other waters within Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge are required to possess a signed copy of the free Refuge Sport Fishing Permit.
conducted a study of the historical changes in intertidal oyster reefs in selected areas of Canaveral National Seashore (CANA) using year 2000 imagery.
Visitors can observe a sea turtle laying her eggs on a summer evening walk at Canaveral National Seashore (212 S.
The Canaveral National Seashore boasts the longest stretch of undisturbed beach on the east coast, looking just as it did when the Spaniards discovered it 500 years ago.
If you're thinking of taking a trip here don't worry about getting bored as there are plenty of other sights to take in such as Brevard Zoo, Canaveral National Seashore, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Pelican Island National Refuge.
If you're thinking of taking a trip to the Space Coast don't worry about getting bored as there are plenty of other sights to take in such as Brevard Zoo, Canaveral National Seashore, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and Pelican Island National Refuge.
Charles Lee of Audubon of Florida says the location would maximize closures of the refuge and Canaveral National Seashore during launches.
Where Gulf Islands National Seashore is a monument to the military past, over on Florida's east side, the Canaveral National Seashore offers an homage to more modern pursuits.
Canaveral National Seashore, a protected bird sanctuary, and the Great Florida Birding Trail, and other areas offer birders the chance to log more than 400 species of birds.
Activities include hiking with a ranger at Grand Canyon National Park, body surfing at Florida's Canaveral National Seashore and canoeing at Mississippi National River and Recreation Area.
Nestled along the Indian River, Titusville is considered one of Florida's friendliest cities and the doorway to some of Florida's best treasures, such as the Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Canaveral National Seashore, which are all just minutes away.
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.