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Ryckman Park

507 Ocean Ave, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951-2523
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Great little park

They have a pier currently partly closed and being repaired due to Hurricane Matthew. The park has... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Melbourne, Florida
Pier Damaged by Matthew

We walked to the park and were disappointed that the pier was closed since it had ben damaged by... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Orlando, Florida
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507 Ocean Ave, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951-2523
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

They have a pier currently partly closed and being repaired due to Hurricane Matthew. The park has bench seating near the river's edge in several places which are great for watching the sunsets. The park has a couple of hundred feet of river frontage. There...More

Thank marci477
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We walked to the park and were disappointed that the pier was closed since it had ben damaged by hurricane Mathew. In fact, much of the tree debris and broken dock materials had not yet been completely picked up in November. Definitely will come back,...More

Thank Travelingagain4us
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Such a beautiful place to sit and watch the sunset. We were unable to walk on the pier just yet because of Hurricane Matthew- but sat at the end and watched the sunset- breathtaking!

Thank Ang M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went in October mid-week, after Hurricane Matthew, and the pier was closed as unsafe. Rest of the park was fine, little kids playing on the equipment, seniors playing bocce in custom pit. Clean facilities and easy parking.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Shaded park in FL. Need I say more? Nice playground for littles and another one for the middles. You can enjoy a gorgeous view of the Indian River, even a stroll on the pier for a sunset,large open space for games, picnic tables, tennis courts,...More

Thank Mommisa7
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant evening stroll out on the pier after dinner at D'Jons Steak and Lobster. What a pleasant surprise to find this great park. Fishing looked great as well, but what a beautiful spot regardless of the fish! Enjoy this little treasure.

Thank WBCThree
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The pier is absolutely gorgeous and the park is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. My kids love the playground equipment. Check out the dolphin tree carving.

Thank tonyamaroney
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Very nice park with several trees to climb and provide shade. All the usual play ground equipment plus a pier to enjoy sunsets and wildlife.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A couple of hundred feet of river front. This is a great little park. Several picnic tables right at the river so you can barbecue and enjoy . Several benches on the river so you can watch some amazing Sunsets. They have a large Gazebo...More

Thank marci477
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Really nice park with access to the river via the pier and surrounding shore. Playground for the kids, great walkways for everyone, nice for weddings and receptions, in walking distance to the beach. You can't miss with a visit to this park especially at sunset.

Thank omawhite
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Is a quiet, well-behaved dog on leash permitted to walk with owners at this park/pier? Clean-up guaranteed. While we know about Canova Dog Beach, also looking for something similar to Indian Riverside Park/pier we frequented in Jensen Beach.
27 August 2016|
Response from cbaduini | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen many folks with dogs on a leash at this park....usually passing through. I don't see as many on the pier but mostly in the park. Not sure if dogs are allowed on the pier.
Is this also a fishing pier?
14 July 2016|
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Response from tonyamaroney | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is! There are not any rentals. You must bring your own equipment.