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Turtle Mound National Historic Site

A1a, Canaveral National Seashore, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
+1 321-267-1110
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Great visit

Canaveral National Seashore is a fantastic place to visit if you are looking for a remote pristine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
j49wil
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North Olmsted, Ohio
Peaceful, Nice Place

Several places to hike, peaceful, no traffic noise, no high rises. Good place to take a picnic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cindi m
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Cocoa, Florida
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“oyster shells” (14 reviews)
“visitor center” (14 reviews)
“mosquito lagoon” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A1a, Canaveral National Seashore, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
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+1 321-267-1110
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"mosquito lagoon"
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"wooden walkway"
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"native americans"
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"cape canaveral"
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"national park pass"
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"inland waterway"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"bring bug spray"
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"early florida"
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"worth the trip"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"nice boardwalk"
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"picnic area"
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"the indian river"
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"great park"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Canaveral National Seashore is a fantastic place to visit if you are looking for a remote pristine beach environment. We visited for several hours stopping at all 5 of the beach access parking lots. At each lot you can listen to a recorded message on...More

Thank j49wil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several places to hike, peaceful, no traffic noise, no high rises. Good place to take a picnic lunch. Great place to ride bikes. A bit of paradise in an otherwise busy area.

Thank cindi m
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to spend a few minutes here on a quiet sandy beach with no crowds. Cannot wait to come back when we can stay longer!

1  Thank Stacey M
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We go here a lot, either with the dog, or to paddleboard. It is a really special and not heavily traveled paart of the National Seashore. Always lots of parking and it stays clean, people seem to respect this park, thankfully.

1  Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Make sure you have your Senior Park Pass. Come often. This is a wonderful drive. We go in the early morning and walk the beach from the point. Lots of good shells and totally different crushed shell sand from the white sand of New Smyrna....More

1  Thank Adamsbirney
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We visited here and enjoyed the beach, and the visitors centre - there is a lot to learn about the wildlife and nature that exists at the site. We saw armadillos walking around the park and lots of herons.

Thank ideal21
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Great historic native american site of a shell collection site turned into a mound, outlook post, and landmark. On the north side of the entrance to the seashore is the access parking to the site. It is a mile or two before you get the...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

The park is a great place to visit! The beaches are nice and the access is easy to get too. We enjoyed going to see the park.

Thank TCD1869
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Loved our visit to the National Park, very clean and just what we were looking for...beauty, nature, information, hiking. Enjoyed our walk around Turtle Mound, enjoyed listened by our phone the info that was available. Enjoyed the movie at the visitor center and at the...More

Thank Frank R
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

The Turtle Mound National Historic Site is about eight miles south of the South Causeway bridge on State Road A1A in New Smyrna Beach. It is a pre-historic archaeological area in Canaveral National Seashore. It is 35 feet above the Mosquito Lagoon and is the...More

2  Thank joy12Blairsville_GA
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StevenMcIntireAllen
14 April 2018|
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Response from joy12Blairsville_GA | Reviewed this property |
On the National Park Service web site for Canaveral National Seashore Florida the hours are stated under the heading "All Park - Canaveral Seashore" - Standard hours quoted are 6 AM - 8 PM with the Apollo Visitor Center open... More
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2 March 2018|
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Response from Robin W | Reviewed this property |
I did not watch a launch from here but I assume you can.
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Carol B
17 March 2017|
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Response from Ray34239 | Reviewed this property |
I think there was, but if my memory is correct, it was qiete a hike from the parking lot.
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