Florida Beaches

A List Of Florida's Beaches By Area


Palm Beach County

Singer Island

Howard Beach

Riviera Beach Municipal Park

Palm Beach Shores Park

Ocean Reef Park
3860 N. Ocean Blvd.

Phil Foster Memorial Park
900 E. Blue Heron Blvd.

Peanut Island

Peanut Island Park

Lake Worth Area

Phipps Ocean Park
Ocean Blvd (A1A), south of Southern Blvd.
Includes: picnic areas, grills, pavilion, playground

Richard G. Kreusler Park
2695 S. Ocean Blvd.

Lake Worth Beach & Pier
Ocean Blvd (A1A) and Lake Ave, Palm Beach.
Includes: pool, lifeguards. No alcohol.

Lantana Municipal Beach Park
SR 12 and Ocean Blvd (A1A)

Manalapan Beach
South of Lantana Ave.
Undeveloped beach with no facilities.

Lantana Beach Information

Boynton Beach

Boynton Public Beach

Ocean Inlet Park (Oceanfront Park)
6990 N. Ocean Blvd. 561-375-6226
Includes: play area, restrooms, lifeguards, picnic areas,
free parking.

Ocean Ridge Hammock Park
6620 N. Ocean Blvd.

Gulf Stream County Park
4489 N. Ocean Blvd. 561-966-6600
600 feet of beach area.
Includes: lifeguards, restrooms, showers, picnic area.

Delray Beach

Delray Municipal Beach
SR A1A at Atlantic Avenue. 561-243-7352.
Park anywhere along this 7000 foot long beach.
Includes: lifeguards, recreation area, volleyball, paid parking. No alcohol or pets.

Sandoway Park
200 Block of SR A1A. 561-243-7250.
Includes: showers

Anchor Park
500 Block of SR A1A. 561-243-7250.
Includes: restrooms

Atlantic Dunes Park Beach
SR A1A north of Linton Blvd, south of Delray Beach. 561-243-7250.
7 acres of beach with nature walk.
Includes: lifeguards, restrooms, showers, paid parking. No alcohol or pets.

Boca Raton
Spanish River Park
3100 N. Ocean Blvd (A1A). 561-393-7806
95 acre park that boarders the Atlantic and the Intercoastal.
Includes: restrooms, picnic area with grills, pavilions, playground, bike/hike nature trail, paid parking. No alcohol or pets.

Red Reef Park
1400 N. Ocean Blvd (A1A). 561-393-7806
Good beach for snorkeling with reefs close to the shore. 67 acres.
Includes: boardwalk, nature center, restrooms, picnic area with grills, playground, boat dock, paid parking. No alcohol or pets. Open till 10 pm.

South Beach Park
400 N. SR A1A (at NE 4th Street) 561-393-7806
Includes: restrooms, picnic tables, pavilions, lifeguards. No alcohol.

South Inlet Park
1298 S. Ocean Blvd (A1A), south of the Boca Inlet. 561-966-6600
Includes: restrooms, showers, picnic area with grills, pavilion, lifeguards, fishing, volleyball, paid parking.


Deerfield Beach
SR A1A and Southeast 21st Ave (near Hillsboro Blvd) 954-480-4429.
Features a 24 hour fishing pier, restrooms, grills, picnic areas, covered pavilions, lifeguards, gear rental.

Hillsboro Beach

North Ocean Park
NE 16th Street and A1A 954-786-4111
Includes: picnic area, restrooms

Pompano Beach Public Beach
Atlantic Blvd and SR A1A
Includes: fishing pier, playground, restrooms, lifeguards, gear rentals, picnic areas, grills, covered pavilions, metered parking.

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Beach & Anglin's Pier
El Mar Drive 954-776-0576
Includes: fishing, gear rental, picnic areas, metered parking

Friedt Park
4801 Bouganvillae Drive 954-776-0576
Includes: Picnic area, tennis, shuffleboard

Fort Lauderdale

Vista Park
2800 N. Atlantic Blvd. 954-761-5346
Includes: parking

Hugh Taylor Birch State Recreation Area
3109 E. Sunrise Blvd. Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercoastal waterway 954-564-4521
Includes: canoeing, fishing, group camping, nature trails, volleyball, swimming, picnic area.

Fort Lauderdale Beach (north)
Sunrise Boulevard to Oakland Park Boulevard
Includes: good surfing.

Fort Lauderdale Beach (south)
17th Street Causeway to Sunrise Boulevard
Includes: beachside basketball, picnic tables, barbecue, volleyball, restrooms, lifeguards.

Harbor Beach
North of Port Everglades inlet to 17th Street Causeway

D.C. Alexander Park
500 S. Atlantic Blvd. (A1A) 954-761-5346


John U. Lloyd Beach State Recreation Area
6503 N. Ocean Blvd. 954-923-2833
Includes: restrooms, scuba diving, canoeing, fishing, boat ramp, swimming, picnic areas, concession, nature trails, lifeguards
Dania Beach & Pier
Beach Drive (north of Dania Beach Blvd.)
Includes: beach access, fishing pier.


North Hollywood Beach
3501 N. Ocean Drive 954-926-2444 (Sheridan Street and A1A)
Includes: concessions, restrooms, showers, picnic areas, snack bars, sports rentals, playground, observation tower, volleyball.
Hollywood Public Beach
SR A1A and Magnolia Terrace 954-921-3334
Includes: beach access, metered parking

Hallandale Beach
Hallandale Beach Blvd. and A1A 954-457-1456
Includes: lifeguards, picnic tables, volleyball, restrooms, showers, concessions, playground.

Dade County Beaches

Golden Beach area

Oleta River State Recreation Area
Includes: playground, picnic areas, barbeque, concession, trails, boat rental, volleyball, showers, swimming, fishing.

Miami Beach

From Haulover Park at 10800 Collins Ave in the north to South Point Park
at 1 Washington Ave, includes wide beaches with metered parking.

Haulover Beach & Pier
Includes: picnic areas, barbeque, concession, trails, boat rental, tennis, volleyball, golf, camping, restrooms, showers, swimming, fishing.

Bal Harbor Beach

North Shore Park & State Recreation Area Includes: picnic, barbeque,
playground, trails, volleyball, restrooms, showers, swimming.

65th Street Park

Indian Beach Park

Collins Park

Lummus Park

Pier Park & Sunshine Pier

South Pointe Park
Includes: playground, picnic areas, barbeque, concession, trails, boat rental, volleyball, restrooms, showers, swimming, fishing.

South Beach
From 16th street in Miami Beach to 1st Street

Key Biscayne

Virginia Beach
Located on Virginia Key near Miami Seaquarium

Crandon Park
Includes: restrooms, grills, picnic areas, swimming, nature trail, fishing, boat rental, tennis, basketball, concession.

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area
Southern end of Key Biscayne
Includes: camping, swimming, picnic areas, nature trail, fishing, concession
restrooms, lifeguards.

South Miami

Matheson Hammock County Park
Includes: camping, swimming, picnic area, nature trail, fishing, concession


Homestead Bayfront Park/Biscayne National Park
Includes: swimming, picnic areas, nature trail, fishing, playground, volleyball, showers.


Key West. Also known as County Beach, this strip of beach is one-half mile west of Smathers Beach on Atlantic Blvd. near the south end of White Street. Swimming, a great pier, recreational facilities for children and free tennis courts are located just across the street.

Key West. Next to Clarence S. Higgs Memorial Beach.
Newly designed and landscaped, this park is located on the Atlantic Ocean near White St. Pier. This is a great location for watching the amazing colors of our sunrise. This beach is about 300 yards long and provides five picnic areas.

About 70 miles west of Key West, this park is accessible by scheduled ferry service or chartered seaplane. Activities include diving, snorkeling, bird watching and exploration of Fort Jefferson National Monument.

Key West, 305-292-6713. Enter through Truman Annex on Southard Street.
The fort is great inside (where you can step back into Key West's fascinating history) and out (where you can enjoy what locals call "the best beach in Key West"). Picnic or fish here.

Key West. Just west of the airport on S. Roosevelt Blvd.
One of Key West's longest beaches. Picnic areas, restroom facilities, a volleyball net and watersports.

Key West. Found at the end of Duval Street. It is a small public beach with picnic tables. Bathroom facilities are available.
Wadell and Vernon Avenues
A tiny beach bewteen a private home and Louie's Backyard for dogs and their owners.


Daytona Beaches
State Road A1A
I-95 to U.S. Highway 92, also called International Speedway Boulevard, east to State RoadvA1A. From A1A, look for beach-ramp signs.
From Daytona Beach to Granada Boulevard (State Road 40) in Ormond Beach, visitors can drive and park on the beach for $5 daily. Beach concessions. Lifeguards. 10 mph speed strictly enforced.

South of Daytona
Lifeguards, concessions, showers and restrooms.
I-95 to the State Road 44 exit, east on S.R. 44 across the Intracoastal Waterway. (Toll is $5 per car). Parking lots at Flagler Avenue and 27th Avenue, and at the Smyrna Dunes Park near Ponce DeLeon Inlet and Mary McLeod Bethune Park in Bethune Beach.

Playalinda Beach
Canaveral National Seashore
24 miles of open beach.
State Road 50 east to U.S. Highway 1 at Titusville and then go north to State Road 402. Go east on S.R. 402 7 miles to beach.
Free parking. Beach closes three days before and the day of a shuttle launch. Nude bathing north of dune Crossover 13.

Space Coast
6-mile stretch of white sandy beaches. Beeline Expressway (State Road 528) to State Road A1A and turn south. Toll.
All-day parking, metered parking along side streets. Lifeguards at Lori Wilson Park beginning Memorial Day weekend. Restaurants and hotels.


St. Petersburg area
This section of Gulf coastline defines the western edge of Pinellas (PY-nellis) County for more than 23 miles. Check the map on the right.
Caladesi Island. Reached only by pontoon ferry, this 3-mile-long, untouched barrier island is near Dunedin, toward the northern edge of the county.
Sand Key. Just a few miles south of Caladesi, this smallish park fulfills the dream of a tropical paradise.

Fort DeSoto Park
Seven sprawling miles of beach and recreation area; an old historic fort, with overnight camping, lots of barbecue grills and picnic tables under shade pines, the occasional raccoon and snake..
Exit Interstate 275 at State Road 682. Turn south on State Road 679. Two tolls. Paved trails; bike rentals, snack bars, boat ramps, picnic areas with grills, rest rooms, free parking and camping (with reservations).

A national historic district with quaint beachside hotels and the pink Don CeSar, with a 1920s-era four-star Mediterranean hotel. Funky beach fun. I-275 at State Road 682, west to the beaches.
Street parking, beachside restrooms

Clearwater Area
Sand Key Park
I-275 to State Road 60, west to Clearwater Beach. Or take I-275 to State Road 688 in St. Petersburg and turn north on Gulf Boulevard.
Wide beaches, covered picnic areas. Grills, restrooms, metered parking. For the college crowd, it's Clearwater Beach (north of Sand Key).
Indian Rocks Beach
I-275 to State Road 688
Madeira and Redington beaches
I-275 to 38th Avenue North
Treasure Island
I-275 to 5th Avenue North


St. Augustine
Anastasia State Recreation Area
1340-A A1A South
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Four miles of white, sandy beaches. Coastal camping, Atlantic swimming, sunbathing, surfing, sailboarding, fishing and boating. Abundance of sea birds. Sailboard lessons and umbrellas and beach chairs rentals available.
Located at St. Augustine Beach, off A1A at S.R. 3.

Jacksonville Area
Hugenot Memorial Park
10980 Heckscher Drive
Northeast Jacksonville, Florida
Swimming, surfing, sailboarding, fishing, camping. Admission: 50¢.
Located off route 105 on the Atlantic Ocean in Northeast Jacksonville

Kathryn Abbey Hanna State Park
500 Wonderwood Drive
Mayport, Florida
450-acre with 1.5 miles of beach. Swiiming, nature trails, picnic areas, off-road bike trails and 60 acres of freshwater fishing lakes. Admission: $1.00.
Located south of Mayport off A1A.

Little Talbot Island
c/o The Talbot Islands GEOpark
11435 Ft. George Road East
Ft. George, Florida 32226
Over 5 miles of wide sandy beaches,salt marshes and dunes on this sea island. Maritime forests. Excellent fishing in the ocean and tidal streams behind the island. Bluefish, striped bass, redfish, flounder, mullet and sheepshead are common catches on the island. Camping, hiking, picnicking, biking, canoeing, surfing and swimming. Parking: $3.25 per vehicle.
Located 17 miles northeast of Jacksonville, on S.R. A1A.

Big Talbot Island State Park
c/o The Talbot Islands GEOpark
11435 Ft. George Road East
Ft. George, Florida 32226
Canoe routes through salt marshes, historic hiking trails, fishing, swimming. Good spot for Nature study, bird watching or photography. Parking: $2 honor fee per vehicle
Located 20 miles east of downtown Jacksonville on A1A North, immediately north of Little Talbot Island State Park.

Palm Coast Area
Washington Oaks State Gardens
6400 North Ocean Blvd.
Palm Coast, Florida 32137
389 acres of coastal scenery, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River. Boulder-strewn beach, many shore birds, picnicking, fishing, ornamental gardens, swimming.
Located two miles south of Marineland, off A1A.

Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area
3100 South A1A
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
144-acre park with coastal camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing, boat ramp, nature study. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Off A1A.

Ponte Vedra Beach
Guana River State Park
2690 South Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082
Almost 2,400 acres with interesting and varied plant life. Ponce de Leon's first landing and explorations were probably on these lands. Fresh and saltwater fishing, boating on the Guana and Tolomato rivers, nature study, Atlantic swimming and surfing, hiking and mountain biking.
Guana River State Park is located off A1A, north of St. Augustine.

Fernandina Beach Area
Fort Clinch State Park
2601 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
1,100 acres of significant plant communities sand dunes, overwash plains, maritime hammock and estuarine tidal marsh. Camping, Atlantic swimming, surf and pier fishing, hiking and candlelight tours of an old fort.
Located off A1A.

Amelia Island State Recreation Area
c/o The Talbot Islands GEOpark
11435 Ft. George Road East
Ft. George, Florida 32226
Seahorse Stables, ride reservations
Over 200 acres of undeveloped sea island recreational opportunities. Pristine beaches, salt marshes and coastal maritime forests. Concession, guided horseback rides along the Atlantic beach, fishing, hiking, sunning, and bird watching.
Amelia Island is located 7 miles north of Little Talbot Island State Park on S.R. A1A, or 8 miles south of Fernandina Beach.


Pensacola area
Perdido Key State Recreation Area
12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola 32507
A 247-acre barrier island near Pensacola on the Gulf of Mexico. Pristine wide, white, sandy beaches with sand dunes covered and sea oats. Off S.R.292.
Swimming, Showers, Picnic, Fishing

Johnson Beach
Perdido Key, near Gulf Beach. S.R. 292

Big Lagoon State Recreation Area
12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32507
Sandy beaches, salt marshes on Big Lagoon. Plenty of wildlife and waterfowl. Five picnic areas with shelters. Crabbing and castnetting for mullet in the lagoon.
Full Facilities Camping, Canoeing, Swimming, Boat Ramp, Picnic, Nature Trail, Fishing, Boating, Visitors Center

Langdon Beach
Near Gulf Island National Seashore

Unnamed Beach
Pickens Park Rd, Rt. 399, Fort PIckens State Park

Quietwater Beach
Rt. 399, Santa Rosa Sound

Casino Beach
Rt. 399, Pensacola Beach

Santa Rosa Recreational Facility
Rt. 399, Santa Rosa Island

Navarre Beach
Shoreline Park
Rt. 399, on Santa Rosa Sound

Liza Jackson Park
Santa Rosa Blvd., on The Narrows, Santa Rosa Sound

Fort Walton Beach
Ross Marler Park
Rt. 30, on Choctawhatchee Bay/the Intracoastal

Okaloosa Area
Rt. 30, on Choctawhatchee Bay/the Intracoastal, near Eglin AFB

Okaloosa Island Pier
Rt. 30, on Choctawhatchee Bay/the Intracoastal, near Eglin AFB

John C. Beasly Park
Rt. 30, on Choctawhatchee Bay/the Intracoastal, near Eglin AFB

Silver Beach Wayside Park
Emerald Coast Parkway, Rt. 2378, Moreno Point

Grayton Beach State Receation Area
Box 6600, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
400- acre park offers rolling sea oat-covered dunes with wide, white sand beaches tapering to the emerald green Gulf. full-size slash pines and southern magnolia trees pine flatwoods and scrub. Scenic Western Lake is stocked with both fresh and saltwater fish and is surrounded by extensive salt marsh.
Full Facilities Camping, Swimming, Boat Ramp, Picnic, Nature Trail, Fishing, Boating, Visitors Center

Panama City Beach
Panama City Beach & Pier
Rt. 30, Panama City Beach

Bay County Pier and Park
Rt. 30, (near Miracle Strip Amusement Park), Panama City Beach

Saint Andrews State Recreation Area
4415 Thomas Drive, Panama City, FL 32408
A 1,260-acre park offers camping, nature trails with wading birds, alligators and wildife, swimming and extensive fishing. Located three miles east of Panama City Beach, off S.R. 392 (Thomas Drive).
Full Facilities, Camping, Showers, Fishing, Swimming, Boat Ramp, Nature Trail, Concession

Port St. Joe
Cape San Blas
Rt. 30E, Cape San Blas, next to St. Vincent Naional Wildlife Refuge

Indian Pass Beach
Dolphins, pelicans, lots of sand and privacy on this remote beach
At the end of County Road 30B - park at the small boat launch.

T.H. Stone Memorial
Rt. 30E, St. Joseph Peninsula, next to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

Dr. Julian G. Bruce Beach
A1A, Rt. 300, St. George Island, near St. George Island Sate Park

Carrabelle Beach
A1A, Carrabelle Beach


Barefoot Beach State Recreation Area
North of Wiggins Pass in Collier County, off west end of Bonita Beach Road.

Boca Grande
Cayo Costa State Park
c/o Barrier Islands GEOpark
Boca Grande, FL 33921
Miles of beaches, pine forest, oak palm hammocks, mangrove swamps and a wide array of bird life. Known for very good shelling. Accessible only by private boat or passenger ferry services, Cayo Costa State Park lies directly south of Boca Grande, in a chain of barrier islands that shelters Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound from the storms of the Gulf of Mexico. Camping, fishing, swimming, picnic, boating, nature trails, cabins

Cape Sable
Flamingo Visitor's Center
Swimming in the Florida Bay. Take Route 27 through the Everglades, all the way to Cape Sable.
Picnicking, restrooms, showers, volleyball, with refreshments for sale nearby.

Marco Island
Tigertail Beach
Hernando Drive, off State Road 951 on Marco Island.
Sailing, windsurfing, concession stand, picnic facilities, water sports equipment rentals, volleyball, restrooms and showers. 941/642-8414.

Caxambas Pass
South end of South Collier Boulevard on Marco Island.

Naples Municipal Beach
Between Gordon Pass and Seagate Drive.
Ten miles of beaches, Naples Fishing Pier at 12the St., extends 1,000 feet into the gulf and is a popular point for fishing enthusiasts. Great gathering spot for sunsets. Metered parking, bait, snack bar, restrooms, outdoor showers.

Lowdermilk Park
Banyon Boulevard and Gulf Shore Boulevard North
1,000 feet of prime beach with restrooms, pavilion, volleyball, vending machines, picnic tables, playgrounds, metered parking.

Clam Pass Park
Off Seagate Drive and Gulfshore Drive North.
Open 8 a.m. until sundown. A short tram ride gets you to the beach area from Seagate Drive entrance. An elevated boardwalk through mangrove forest, leads to the Gulf. Concessions, watersport equipment rentals.

Delnor-Wiggins State Recreational Area
County Road 901 off U.S. 41 North.
7 a.m. to sundown. $3.25 per vehicle. Miles of pristine shoreline, sea oats and mangroves. Lifeguards, observation tower, barbecue grills, showers and wheelchair access. picnicking, swimming, fishing.

Horizon Way Beach
Park Shore Drive at Gulf Shore Boulevard North.

Miramar Beach
Gulf Shore Boulevard North, between Harbour and Mooring Lane Drives.

Vanderbilt Beach
Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples.
Southern end starts in North Naples at Vanderbilt Drive, to Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park at the north. Miles of white, sandy beaches. Showers, metered parking.

Vedado Way Beach
Between Park Shore and Harbor Drives on Gulf Shore Boulevard North
Benches, parking, foot path.

Sanibel / Captiva Island
Sanibel Beach
on the islands and along the causeway

Bowman's Beach
Famous shelling beach - for you and your leashed pet.

Lighthouse Beach
At eastern tip of Sanibel - from Sanibel Causeway, head south and turn left at Periwinkle Way.

Gulfside City Park / Algiers Beach
Bowman's Beach
Miles of pristine beaches with great shelling. About 3 miles south is Sanibel Lighthouse and Blind Pass, where Sanibel and Captiva Islands meet

Turner Beach
On Sanibel Captiva Road

Fort Myers Beach
Bowditch Point Regional Park
North end of Estero Island. A trolley runs from Main Street park and ride lot, just north on Mantanzas Pass Bridge.
Restrooms, showers, picnicking, grills, hiking paths, bike racks, pavilion, handicapped-accessible boardwalk.

Lynn Hall Memorial Park
On north end of Estero Boulevard and continuing south. Free fishing pier, parking, picnic tables, barbecue grills, swings, bathhouse, restrooms, rental concessions, refreshments, volleyball.

Lover's Key State Recreation Area, Carl E. Johnson Park Bowman's Beach
Picnicking, restrooms, boardwalks fishing, nature, trails, tram ride to the beach.