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Tomoka State Park

 

DSC049992099 N. Beach St.

Ormond Beach, Florida

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: Yes

Parking Spaces : 25

Rest Room: Yes

Hours Daylight

Photos

By Water: 29.348608, -81.088669

Comments: 8AM-sunset. Canoe rentals available at park store.


Cassen Park

 

DSC04961S Beach St & Granada Blvd, across from City Hall

Ormond Beach, Florida

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 20

Rest Room: Yes

Hours 24:

Photos

By Water: 29.285317, -81.054519

Comments:


Port Orange Causeway Park

 

DSC0477693 Dunlawton Ave.

Port Orange, Florida

Ramps: 3

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 60

Rest Room: Yes

Hours 24:

Photos

By Water: 29.147692, -80.978703

 

 

Riverfront Veterans Memorial Park

 

DSC049111933 S. Palmetto Ave.

South Daytona (Daytona Beach), Florida

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 15

Rest Room: Yes

Hours Daylight

Photos

By Water: 29.176, -81.00102

 


Halifax Harbor Marina & Park

 

DSC04921450 Basin St

Daytona Beach, Florida

Ramps: 1, Lanes 8

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 60

Rest Room: Yes

Hours 24:

Photos

By Water: 29.204875, -81.012208

Comments: Marina access 24 hours; marina office open during regular business hours. Access to public boat ramps 24 hours.


Bethune Point Park

 

bethune_point_park_daytona_beach101 E. Bellevue St.

Daytona Beach,

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 40

Rest Room: Yes

Hours: Daylight

Photos

By Water: 20.20002, -81.00797

Comments: Sunrise - Sunset

Seabreeze Bridge Park

 

seabreeze_daytona_beach100 Seabreeze Blvd.

Seabreeze (Daytona Beach),

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 20

Rest Room: No

Hours: 24

Photos

By Water: 29.23227, -81.0203

Comments:

Sunrise Park

 

holly_hill_daytona_beach1125 Riverside Drive

Holly Hill (Daytona Beach)

Ramps: 1

Ramp Fee: No

Parking Spaces : 6

Rest Room: Yes

Hours 24: Daylight

Photos

By Water: 29.24742, -81.0364

Comments: 6 AM - 9 AM - Docks currently in disrepair.

Tomoka State Park

TOM-Camp-park2099 North Beach Street

Ormond Beach, Florida 32174

386-676-4050

Website

Park Map

By Water  29.348608, -81.088669

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Summer is here and it's a great time to be on the water in your boat. You can also rent a canoe or kayak from us. Bring plenty of sunscreen and keep an eye out for afternoon thunderstorms. Make sure you take plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated. Campers should be prepared for biting insects. A little forethought and preparation can make your stay much more enjoyable. 
- Benny Woodham, Park Manager

Native Americans once dwelled here, living off fish-filled lagoons. Today, these waters are popular for canoeing, boating, and fishing. The park protects a variety of wildlife habitats and endangered species, such as the West Indian manatee. Tomoka is a bird-watcher's paradise, with over 160 species sighted, especially during the spring and fall migrations. Visitors can stroll a one-half mile nature trail through a hardwood hammock that was once an indigo field for an 18th century British landowner. A boat ramp gives boaters and canoeists access to the river. The Park Store offers snacks, camping supplies, and canoe rentals. Contact 386-673-0022 for more information. For overnight stays, the park has full-facility campsites and youth camping. Located three miles north of Ormond Beach on North Beach Street

Boating Information

A boat ramp is located in the park allowing access to the Tomoka River and it’s surrounding tributaries. All of the waters in the vicinity of the park are a designated manatee sanctuary. Boaters should use extreme caution while navigating these waters to help protect this endangered marine mammal. Idle and slow speed zones are strictly enforced.

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4.28.07_8During low tide every day, an island appears as the water recedes at the inlet where Ponce Inlet and New Smyrna almost meet. When it does, boaters from all around come to play on the pure sandy land. It is as if it were made for recreational boating!

The island is easily accessible from various boat ramps in the area. But, it is only accessible by boat. We typically launch from North Causeway in New Smyrna. It is a very busy park so please be patient with your fellow boaters. Another good ramp is Port Orange Causeway Park

From the boat ramp, it is a short leisurely ride north to the island. The channel is minimum wake until you reach the inlet where the island is located. Along the way, you will see some beautiful homes. I look at them with extreme envy. You will pass underneath a statuesque draw bridge that brings people to and from New Smyrna.

Boat parking is plentiful. You can ride all the way around the island to the north and come back around on the west side. There is a canal back on the west side of the island that protects boats from the waves. That is normally where the larger boats park since it is easier to handle them over there. We like to park on the east side where the waves roll up on the newly created shore as the island appears and disappears. We park the boats off from the shore so that we don’t beach her. Some folks like to beach their boats and that is fine too.

We carry our chairs, grills, tables and coolers up to a spot where we can enjoy the day. People like to set up all kind of games like horseshoes, bolo golf, and bean bag toss. Throughout the day we watch people, play games, eat, drink, sun bathe, enjoy our friends, and make new ones. It really does make for a great day!

If you have not been and you get the chance, don’t pass it up. This is one of Florida’s great boating spots of which there are many. Hope to see you there. If you want to find links to tides and find out more about some of the island culture,

Article By randy, http://www.activeboating.com/article/viewArticle/3/