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    Beaches & Blueways

    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 & Beach Entrances

    Find where to access the beach, and find the fastest path to getting your toes in the sand. 

    Get to the Beach!
    Fishing & Boating

    New Smyrna Beach is home to some of the best saltwater and freshwater fishing in the area. The city is ideally located on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, making it an angler's paradise

    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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    Parks, Trails & Blueways

    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 multple blueways and trails ready to be explored!

    Get Outside!
    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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