On The Water

Natural resources have been so carefully protected in Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Sebastian that our extensive park system and special ecological wonders delight both young and old. With “water, water everywhere” and 26 miles of pristine ocean beaches, Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Sebastian is an nature lovers dream.

Kayaking and canoeing through protected preserves offer a uniquely serene experience. Spend a day fishing in the river or ocean. Explore a different park every day of the month. The opportunities are boundless.

The Indian River Lagoon is the most environmentally diverse estuary in North America. Exploring by kayak or canoe allows up-close views of the magnificent wildlife. The Sebastian River is another favored destination, with miles of lush jungle waterways.

Current conditions on the water

Click to the photos to see live webcams of what awaits you on the beautiful Vero Beach and Sebastian beaches!
Live Vero Beach webcamLive Sebastian Inlet cam

Trip Ideas

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    It's All About the Food

    Southern Social Located in the heart of downtown Vero Beach, Southern Social Kitchen & Bar specializes in southern favorites mixed with innovative cooking techniques and unique flavors. From the minute...

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    Vero Beach: Where the Wild Things Are

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    The Best Ways to Explore Our Waterways

    Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Sebastian are filled with beautiful waterways and extensive areas of native wetlands and forests that we so carefully protect. There are numerous opportunities to explore a myriad...

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Natural resources have been so carefully protected in Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Sebastian that our extensive park system and special ecological wonders delight both young and old. With “water, water everywhere” and 26 miles of pristine ocean beaches, Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Sebastian is an nature lovers dream. Kayaking and canoeing through protected preserves offer a uniquely serene experience. Spend a day fishing in the river or ocean. Explore a different park every day of the month. The opportunities are boundless. The Indian River Lagoon is the most environmentally diverse estuary in North America. Exploring by kayak or canoe allows up-close views of the magnificent wildlife. The Sebastian River is another favored destination, with miles of lush jungle waterways.

Current conditions on the water

Click to the photos to see live webcams of what awaits you on the beautiful Vero Beach and Sebastian beaches! Live Vero Beach webcamLive Sebastian Inlet cam

Ambersands Beach Park

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  • boardwalk
The beach access resides in the 284-acre, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, spanning 20.5 miles and one of the most significant habitats for sea turtles nesting in the Western Hemisphere, and equally important for the critically endangered green sea turtle in North America.
 12566 N. Hwy A1A , Vero Beach , FL32963

Capt. Bob’s Airboat Adventure Tours, Inc.

 Blue Cypress Recreation Area CR 512 , Vero Beach , FL

Humiston Park

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  • boardwalk
  • lifeguard
Voted one of the "Top 10 Beaches for Families in the U.S." by Family Vacation Critic. This family friendly beach park is beautifully manicured, has recently updated playground equipment, plenty of parking with shops,restaurants and Ocean Drive within walking distance. On Saturdays from 8 a.m. – noon beach-goers can pop on over to the farmer’s market for some fresh eats and organic goodies.
 Ocean Dr & Easter Lily Ln , Vero Beach , FL32963

Jaycee Park

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  • lifegaurd
  • boardwalk
  • restroom
 Ocean Dr & Conn Way , Vero Beach , FL32963

Round Island Park

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  • picnic
  • lifeguard
  • playground
This park has access to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon. You're also almost guaranteed to see a manatee! There are trails, boardwalks and an observation tower. This is a favorite spot for locals and visitors to launch their kayaks or canoes. Amenities include ample parking, boat ramp & boat parking, childrens' playground and two picnic pavilions.
 2200 S. Hwy A1A , Vero Beach , FL32963

Seagrape Trail

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  • boardwalk
The perfect low-key beach spot! If you goal is to relax, this is your beach. The parking lot allows for only 20 spaces. Exciting things to see at this beach: treasure salvaging boats just 20ft off the beach searching for treasure, baby sea turtle hatchlings (there are numerous nests) and stretches of beautiful coastline. Sit back and relax! 
 3802 S. Hwy A1A , Vero Beach , FL32963

Sebastian Inlet State Park

Don't Miss the Turtle Walks in June-July! Reservations: Turtle Walk programs are presented during the months of June and July. Reservations for the month of June begin on May 15 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Reservations for the month of July begin on June 15 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Contact the Sebastian Fishing Museum 772.388.2750 for reservations. Turtle Walks at the Sebastian Fishing Museum are limited to 20 guests and are conducted Friday through Tuesday at the Sebastian Fishing Museum.
 9700 S. Hwy A1A , Melbourne Beach , FL32951

Sexton Plaza Beach

  , Vero Beach , FL

Shark Bait

 Driftwood Resort, Holiday Inn Oceanside, Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, South Beach , Vero Beach , FL32963

South Beach Park

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  • shower
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  • picnic
  • lifeguard
  • playground
This popular beach park is bustling with activity and offers the widest stretch of beach. Volleyball nets provide the perfect opportunity to play a game, you'll see skimboarders, surfers catching a wave, people fishing from the shoreline among many other beach activities.
 Ocean Dr & East Causeway Blvd , Vero Beach , FL32963

Tracking Station Park

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  • boardwalk
  • shower
  • restroom
  • picnic
  • lifeguard
This beach is within walking distance of one of Vero's most photographed spots- the Vero Beach Pier. Don't miss this beach for the perfect vacation photo!
 800 46th Place E. (off of Hwy A1A) , Vero Beach , FL32963