Sebastian Inlet State Park


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Sebastian Inlet State Park


Location:On SR A1A 15 miles south of Melbourne Beach.
Facilities:51 full-facility campsites, 4 waterfront picnic pavilions, picnic areas on both sides of the inlet, playground, beaches, showers, restrooms (é), boat ramps, boat rentals, canoe/kayak rentals, snack bar, gift shop, hiking trails, mountain bike trails, 40-mile-long multi-use paved path, interpretive exhibits.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, saltwater fishing, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, shelling, birding, wildlife viewing, boat excursion tours, hiking, bicycling.
Special Features:Park is situated on the tips of two barrier islands, with the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Indian River Lagoon to the west, and Sebastian Inlet between the two. It is a premier saltwater fishing location and offers some of the best surfing on Florida's east coast. The park also contains the Sebastian Fishing Museum, which tells the history of Sebastian's fishing industry, and the McLarty Treasure Museum, featuring the history of the 1715 Spanish treasure fleet.
Address:9700 S A1A
Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

Phone:321-984-4852
Fax:321-984-4854
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet
Size: 774 acres land; 143 acres water.

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Located in Sebastian Inlet State Park about midway between Vero Beach and Melbourne Beach on State Road A1A, the North Jetty, South Jetty and bridge catwalks provide prime fishing opportunities.
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You can either fish the inlet by boat, or from land through Sebastian Inlet State Park.
From now through July 30, the resort will feature guided turtle watch programs in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Marine Conservation and the Sebastian Inlet State Park.
For launching, a good double ramp is on the south side of the Sebastian Inlet State Park, a smaller single lane at nearby Sebastian Inlet marina north of the inlet, and multiple public ramps are across the Indian River in the towns of Sebastian and Grant where no fees are charged.
Expect crowds at the ramps around Ponce Inlet, at Port Canaveral's new Jetty Park ramps, the ramps around the town of Sebastian and Sebastian Inlet State Park, and the Stan Blum Boat Ramp at Fort Pierce.
1 in Micco and Sebastian, plus the ramps at Sebastian Inlet State Park and Long Point Park.
Ed Perry has worked as a ranger for 25 years at Sebastian Inlet State Park, and he has fished for pompano there longer than that.
Sebastian Inlet is located in Sebastian Inlet State Park about 20 miles from Melbourne via Highway AlA.
Use of that north jetty, a smaller south jetty and other fishing areas and facilities are included in the day-use admission fee for Sebastian Inlet State Park.
The closest ramp to the fishing area north of the inlet is on the south side of the Sebastian Inlet State Park, west of the campground, off State Road A1A between Melbourne Beach and Wabasso.
The most convenient boat launching area is on the south side of Sebastian Inlet State Park, west of the camp ground (27-50.