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Follow the for pet-friendly 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.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH
Smyrna Dunes Park
Highway 1 on the north end, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 386-424-2935
Dogs are not allowed on the ocean beach, but are allowed almost everywhere else, including on the inlet beach and river. Bottlenosed dolphins are typically seen in the inlet as well as the ocean. Dogs must be leashed and people need to clean up after their pets
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.
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.
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.
Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
905 Shorewinds Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34949 772-468-3985
Dogs are not allowed on the ocean beach, but they are allowed on the cove beach. Pets must be leashed and people need to clean up after their pets. The park is located four miles east of Ft. Pierce, via North Causeway