Looking for ways to have lots of oceanfront family fun — and with plenty of off-beach parking? Daytona Beach has you covered! Head to any one of the 10 beachfront parks conveniently located along the coastline, where you and your family can relax, play, picnic and more. Enjoy splash parks, playgrounds, grills, fishing piers and many additional features that offer outdoor adventures with a beachy breeze.
Pack some snacks, grab a cold lemonade, and check out any of these nearby beachfront parks:
WHERE: 869 South Atlantic Avenue, Ormond Beach
WHAT: Beach access, free off-beach parking, restrooms, splash pad, playground, shaded pavilion, concessions, grill, ADA beach-accessible ramp
This 4-acre beachfront park offers easy and free off-beach parking, making it convenient for you to enjoy the splash pad and playground. If your vacation crew works up an appetite, enjoy the concessions stand located right on-site.
WHERE: 1631 Ocean Shore Boulevard, Ormond Beach
WHAT: Beach access, bicycle racks, restrooms with showers, picnic tables and grills, benches, water fountain, ADA beach-accessible ramp
With 100 paved parking spaces, this free Ormond Beach park makes it easy to enjoy the oceanfront. Dune walkovers and wheelchair-accessible ramps make it possible for all beachgoers of all shapes and sizes to enjoy our 23 miles of beaches.
WHERE: 2705 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores
WHAT: Sheltered picnic areas, grills, children's playground with padded floor, disability-accessible restrooms, water fountain, outdoor showers, off-beach parking spaces, handicapped parking, wooden observation deck, ADA beach-accessible ramp
Named for the late community leader Frank Rendon, this beachfront park recently enjoyed a total makeover that created a top-notch experience for all park visitors. From the 134 off-beach parking spaces to the wooden observation deck and padded playground, the park is a perfect place to bring the kids, kick back and enjoy.
WHERE: 5000 South Atlantic Avenue, Ponce Inlet
WHAT: Fishing, nature trails, observation deck and tower, swimming, picnic pavilions, and dog-friendly shore
Though this park costs $10 per vehicle for visitors, it’s well worth the small fee. The park is home to a vast array of wildlife and sprawls across 52 acres of pristine natural beauty, all located on Ponce Inlet right near the Marine Science Center. Soak in family experiences as you walk on the nature trails, look for dolphins along the shore, climb the observation tower and enjoy the dog-friendly swimming area.
WHERE: 6656 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach
WHAT: Basketball court, boardwalk, canoe launch/boat ramp, community building, fishing dock, picnic and pavilion areas, playgrounds, restrooms, swimming, tennis/pickleball courts, volleyball courts, ADA beach-accessible ramp,
Daily from sunrise to sunset, visitors can explore six acres nestled between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. Catch a peek of manatees on the riverside, crank up the grill, or enjoy a round of tennis — outdoor adventures await.
WHERE: 1800 North Ocean Shore Boulevard, Ormond Beach
WHAT: Baseball field, basketball court, boardwalk and nature walk, canoe/kayak launch, community building, dog park, fishing dock, football/soccer field, pavilion and picnic areas, playground, racquetball and tennis courts, restrooms, shuffleboard and swimming
Head to this 40-acre park that spreads between the Atlantic Ocean and the Halifax River, and let your vacation crew run out some pent-up energy and create some excitement. With a sports field for nearly every interest, all ages will have fun at this park. Plus, your furry friend can run freely in the 4-acre dog park.
WHERE: 1575 Oceanshore Boulevard, Ormond-By-The-Sea
WHAT: Sheltered picnic areas, children's playground with padded floor, disability-accessible restrooms, water fountain, outdoor showers, 52 off-street parking spaces, handicapped parking, wheelchair-accessible wooden beach walkway, ADA beach-accessible ramp
Bring the kids to enjoy a padded playground while you relax under the shade of a sheltered picnic pavilion. Designed to include access for disabled visitors, this park ensures that all Daytona Beach vacationers can enjoy a sea breeze and ocean view while they play.
WHERE: 611 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach
WHAT: Interactive water fountain (currently under construction), shaded playground, picnic areas, restrooms, outdoor showers, 162 off-beach parking spaces, ADA beach-accessible ramp
This free 4-acre park allows beachgoers in Daytona Beach to take a break from the sun and surf to have fun on a shaded playground. From sunrise until sunset, visitors can enjoy the funky decorative walkways or refresh in the outdoor showers.
WHERE: 2995 North Peninsula Drive, New Smyrna Beach
WHAT: Dune walkover, educational programs, fishing, nature trails, observation tower, parking, pavilions, picnic tables, restrooms, swimming, ADA accessible riverside fishing pier
This massive public park located on the very edge of New Smyrna Beach features two miles of elevated walkways your family can explore. A favorite spot of ecologists, naturalists, and local residents, the park is nearly surrounded by water and is accessible by boat or car. The daily fee is $10 per car, but the adventures you’ll have will be priceless.
WHERE: 4589 South Atlantic Avenue, Ponce Inlet
WHAT: Picnic tables, boardwalk, 82 off-beach parking spots, ADA beach-accessible ramp
Though smaller than many of the other parks listed, Winterhaven Park is the perfect place to plop down and enjoy a picnic when you need to recharge for an afternoon of adventuring around Daytona Beach. And, since it’s open at sunrise, it’s a great place to sip coffee and watch the sunrise over the Atlantic.
From bird-watching to kayaking to simply soaking in the ocean views, Daytona Beach’s parks hold discoveries around every corner. Whether you have young children who need a beach break or are enjoying a weekend getaway with girlfriends, a beachfront park is a great way to relax, unwind and spend time together. Start planning your trip today!