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    Beaches & Blueways

    surf's up in new smyrna beach

    Tide Charts & Forecast

    Explore 17 miles of white sandy beaches.

    You'll never run out of new things to see and do outdoors. There are laid-back adventures like strolling on miles of seaside boardwalk and beach. There are trails to walk, bike, or horseback ride. We're also home to North America's most biologically diverse estuary, the Indian River Lagoon. There's ocean diving on the many wrecks, or try your hand at surfing. We were named the 4th best town for surfing by Surfing Magazine! There are backwater kayaking, paddle boarding, sunset dolphin tours; and we're the redfish capital of the world. The star attraction in New Smyrna Beach is its 17-mile stretch of white sandy beaches. Our beach is well known to surfers, offering some of the finest wave action on the east coast with wave breaks that are plentiful for expert and amateur surfers alike. If you're traveling with your four-legged family members, be sure to check out the dog beach located on the north side of the jetty at Smyrna Dunes Park.

    Parking Lots & Beach Driving Access

    Find where to access the beach and find the fastest path to getting your toes in the sand. Our area offers public and parking options along the 17 miles of beach. 

    Parking Options
    Blueways & Paddling Trails

    Go beyond the beach and discover coastal parks - by two wheels, hiking with family or planning a picnic. The New Smyrna Area offers 11 parks and multiple blueways and trails ready to be explored!

    Get on the water
    Fishing & Boating

    Uniquely situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the inland waterways of the Indian River Lagoon, the New Smyrna Beach Area offers anglers the best of flats and deep-sea fishing.

    Gone Fishin'
    Water Rentals & Sports

    Venture into the tidal marshes, lagoons and bays of the Indian River in the fascinating ecosystem between New Smyrna Beach and the mainland. Rent a kayak, paddleboard or join a guided tour.

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    Shark Education

    A wide variety of animals, including small sharks can be found in the lagoon. Species like bonnethead, bull, spinner, blacktip, and the Atlantic sharp-nose spend their youth in the IRL—in fact, it can take 15 years for these little ones to reach full growth and swim to the ocean.

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