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Smyrna Dunes Park

#2 of 98 things to do in New Smyrna Beach Features Animals
Peninsula Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL
+1 386-424-2935
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Unpleasant staff, hard to navigate

Everyone said what a wonderful place this was for dogs so we went. It's $10 day or $20 for an... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Christine S
Tampa, Florida
Major Renevation & Upgrade Underway @ Smyrna Dunes Park

Walking here at sunrise is an unbelievable experience. Along with the most beautiful sunrises, you... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Bill D
Edgewater, Florida, United States
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“dog beach” (41 reviews)
“ponce inlet” (36 reviews)
Peninsula Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL
+1 386-424-2935
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Everyone said what a wonderful place this was for dogs so we went. It's $10 day or $20 for an annal pass. We asked for the pass and was told we couldn't get it unless we were from Florida. Since we are, she agreed to...More

1  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Walking here at sunrise is an unbelievable experience. Along with the most beautiful sunrises, you can meet vacationers from Canada, Europe, Australia, South America walking their dogs, bicycling and surfing. The park is undergoing a major renovation and there is a lot of construction activity...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Smyrna Dunes Park is a wide open and dog-friendly beach. The sand is clean and the park is almost never crowded. There is plenty of space for kids to play, SUP, and have your pup play alongside. Watch the currents in the inlet, but fine...More

Thank MLoy23
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great little stretch of beach for the family, and Pet friendly. Close to Ponce lighthouse and jetti for fishing.

Thank william c
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of only two dog friendly beaches in the area and it's nice. The area is clean and the beaches are great. Also if you like Florida nature you will get all you can handle with the beaches and walking trails in this...More

Thank Utjk2006
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This beach park area isn't too crowded. It makes for a very stroll at sunset. We noticed that it's fairly family-friendly as well.

Thank Rina R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A very quiet area. Not many people. Something that's away from the beaten path. We went for a few hours and had to leave because of rain and storms

Thank Tlewis2015
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It has been years since I've been to the dunes, they have recently added a very nice fishing pier & are doing routine construction to the decking now, it has a dog friendly section that even has an area to hose your dog off in...More

Thank Magicfan2301
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I have seen pictures of the dunes with the boardwalk and it looked beautiful,so we made the trip out there.The boardwalk is under construction and they have a temporary path in the sand and I followed that path for twenty minutes cursing all the way.We...More

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Very quiet beach to relax, no animals!! Very clean!! Don't have to worry about your kids getting into things. Fun atmosphere!

Thank Grace O
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14 March 2017|
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Response from ShSheryl | Reviewed this property |
Don't think you can use it. But, after 5 p.m. the park is free. If you are staying for more than 2 days and want to go with the dogs during the day. Buy the pass. You can go in and out of the park as many times during the... More
4 February 2017|
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Response from pyramoon | Reviewed this property |
there is a parking fee that helps to maintain the park. we walked in, which is free.......
31 January 2017|
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Response from raineesaid | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the boardwalk is not continuous. There is a short stretch between the doggie beach boardwalk and the boardwalk from the parking lot that crosses the sandy foot path. A distance, I'd guess, of 25-30 feet.