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Smyrna Dunes Park

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Beautiful must see

This is sooo beautiful. Must go here. Quiet secluded beach area at the end of the long boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Daytona Beach, Florida
Nice park!

Beautiful dog-friendly beaches. Awesome fishing pier. New Boardwalks and pavilions. Friendly people.

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Karen T
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Peninsula Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is sooo beautiful. Must go here. Quiet secluded beach area at the end of the long boardwalk. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Beautiful dog-friendly beaches. Awesome fishing pier. New Boardwalks and pavilions. Friendly people.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The boardwalks have all been replaced and the full loop can be made around to the parking lot (1.5 miles). Pavilions with seating and / or picnic tables are also new, with many leading off to the ocean beach area. This place is always full...More

1  Thank dustysoles
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The Smyrna Dunes Park is a state park in New Smyrna Beach. It is a beautiful location away for much of the throng of beach goers. Animals are not permitted by ordinance on the main beach, but are allowed on the Smyrna Dunes park if...More

3  Thank paraiso47
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Perfect dog beach you will rarely find anywhere. Walking it every morning with so much pleasure. Nature at its best

1  Thank Jean-Paul88
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A new wider boardwalk now nearly completed extends for 1.5 miles around the end of the New Smyrna North Peninsula. With its new composite floor, the boardwalk will be smoother than the old wooden one, and hopefully withstand the effects of the sun and rain...More

3  Thank John H
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is a terrific place to experience and take some cool pictures of the sand dunes. There is a jetty to walk on. You can stay beach level or climb some stairs giving very neat views of the sand dunes, beach, and ocean waves. There...More

1  Thank michaelklimowicz
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Outstanding expansive boardwalk...excellent opportunity to see nature in it's traditional beauty....navigate the dunes quickly without causing any damage. $10 access fee, which allows you entry to the Lighthouse park, which is across the inlet (but that's a 2o+ minute drive. there are a few picnic...More

1  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty cool park. It’s has beautiful views, a fishing pier, and in March of 2018 they were building a new boardwalk. I didn’t care for the construction detour on the existing boardwalk, but am looking forward to the new one once complete.

1  Thank RogWyatt
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Love walking here. The boardwalk is not completely finished from the storm damage. They are widening the paths and using trek deck. So far what they have done is very nice. I am sure it will be wonderful when completed. The setting could not be...More

3  Thank Ann3020
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot at the dog park, but it requires a $5 admission. There is also a dog washing area, an entrance to the boardwalk, and beach and Inlet access.
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