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Florida State Parks

USA Parks
Central East Region
North Peninsula State Park
Walk on the Beach ©
Mockingbird ©
40 Highbridge Road
Ormond by the Sea, Florida   32176

Phone: 386-517-2086
More than two miles of beautiful, unspoiled Atlantic beaches beckon visitors to this park. Across State Road A1A, this Florida haven shelters rare creatures such as Florida scrub-jays, indigo snakes, and gopher tortoises. Visitors can spend the afternoon swimming, sunning at the beach, or surf fishing. Bird-watchers will enjoy spotting the native and migratory species seen in this park. Located on State Road A1A four miles south of Flagler Beach.
Nature of the Area
Wildlife viewing is possible at the park. The park is on the "Atlantic Fly Way". The park is home to the endangered Florida Scrub Jays. Also pelicans, ospreys, and a wide variety of shorebirds can be spotted. The protected Florida Gopher Tortoise and the whitetail deer can be seen, as well as the elusive Florida bobcat.
Annual Entrance Passes can be purchased at all park ranger stations and museums. If you require immediate use of your pass, this is the best option. Passes can be purchased during regular business hours 365 days a year. Please call the park in advance to ensure availability. Those who are eligible for discounted or free passes may use this method to receive their pass. Annual Entrance Passes may be purchased online by visiting the FLORIDA STATE PARKS ANNUALENTRANCE PASSES web page.
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Swimming, sunbathing, and shelling are popular activities along the park's 2 1/2 miles of beach

The park offers a hiking trail that begins at Smith Creek Landing and runs 2 1/4 through the center park before looping back to Smith Creek Landing parking lot.

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
July 4 What happened to the trails? by Jim Strayer
A good trail is now not much good.
February 27 Restore the trail. We miss it! by [email protected]
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Area Campgrounds
Harris Village & RV Park
1080 North US 1
Ormond Beach, FL

Coming from the north, I-95 exit #284, turn left off exit and proceed east 3 miles to A1A, turn right and proceed 5 1/2 miles to Highbridge Road and turn right. Smith Creek Landing's entrance is about 500 yards west on Highbridge. Coming from the south, I-95 exit #268, turn right off exit and proceed east 5 miles to A1A, turn left and go 8 1/2 miles to Highbridge Road and turn left and proceed about 500 yards to entrance.


Florida State Parks