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Canaveral National Seashore
IntroCanaveral National Seashore is situated on a
barrier island and includes ocean, beach, dune, hammock, lagoon, salt marsh, and pine flatland habitats.
The barrier island and its waterways offer a blend of plant and animal life. Records show that there are 1,045 species of plants and 310 species of birds found in the park. Endangered species include sea turtle, West Indian Manatee, Southern bald eagle, wood stork, peregrine falcon, eastern indigo snake, and Florida scrub jay.
The park has two districts. The North District is in Volusia County, Florida near New Smyrna Beach. The South District, in Brevard County, Florida is near Titusville.
Visitors may enjoy walking the nature and hisorical trails during the cool winter months. Throughout the year opportunity for recreational activities include; lagoon and surf fishing, boating, canoeing, surfing, sunbathing, swimming, hiking, and backcountry camping.
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