national and State Parks in Indian River County Florida

National Parks
State Parks
Indian River County, Florida




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Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge
archie carr turtle Southern boundary is Goldensands Park in Indian River County.
Northern boundary is Coconut Point Park in Brevard County.
Access to the Park is through National, State, County and City Parks between and including the above locations.
Established in 1991 and covering 20½ miles of beaches between Wabasso Beach and Melbourne Beach the refuge is named after Dr. Archie Carr Jr in honor of the extraodinary contributions he made to sea turtle conservation. Surf fishing along the beaches of Archie Carr.

Tides for Southern End of Archie Carr
( Goldensands Park )

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Tides for Northern End of Archie Carr
( Coconut Point Park )

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Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge
pelican island from the air Sebastian, FL 32958

GPS 27° 48'45.37" N    80° 25'30.41" W
( Entrance )

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First Refuge in the U.S., designated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 14, 1903

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Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area ~ Northern Side is in Brevard County
sebastian inlet sign 9700 South A1A
Melbourne Beach FL 32951

GPS 27° 51'53.64" N    80° 27'03.44" W
( northern Brevard County entrance )

GPS 27° 51'21.69" N    80° 26'47.10" W
( southern Indian River County entrance )

GPS 27° 51'01.48" N    80° 27'14.00" W
( Waters edge at the boat ramp )

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24 hours a day 365 days a year

Park is on both sides of the inlet

Sebastian Fishing Museum Hours
10:00am - 4:00pm 7 days a week

Call: 1-321-984-4852

Additional small fees apply for use of the boat ramp at Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area.

Beaches, Fishing, Surf fishing, surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shelling, sunbathing, birding, boat ramp, camping, RV, Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing Museum, Picnic, Picnic pavilions, showers day visitors, swimming, restrooms and a playground

Indian River Lagoon on the west side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other.

See Map of Sebastian Inlet State Park

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Useful Links

Florida Saltwater Fishing RegulationsSafe Handling of Self Caught Seafood
Tides in Brevard, Indian River &
St Lucie Counties
Saltwater Fish Species of Florida
Videos of Fishing KnotsSeafood Recipes
Map Showing All Florida Fishing Piers Listed on
Map Showing All Florida Salt & Brackish Boat Ramps Listed on
National & State Parks with Fishing in Indian River County, Florida
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Areas in Indian River County Florida include; Fellsmere, Florida Ridge, Gifford, Indian River Shores, North Beach, Orchid, Roseland, Sebastian, South Beach, Vero Beach, Wabasso, Wabasso Beach and Winter Beach
Areas of Brackish and Saltwater in Indian River County Florida include; Atlantic Ocean, Cleve Hinton Creek, Indian River, Intracoastal Waterway, Johns Island Creek, Oyster Cut and Sebastian Inlet.

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