Lori Wilson Park, Cocoa Beach

4.4
Lori Wilson Park features grassy areas with picnic tables, grills, and a playground a stretch of sand with volleyball nets, and a wooden boardwalk for stretching your legs. Walk among dunes on the beach and then take a break from the sun beneath the shade of the park's pavilions, some of which are available for rent. A wide variety of sea birds make their home by the beach, so bring binoculars if you enjoy birding. The beach does not permit dogs, but an onsite dog park on site welcomes four-legged visitors. Drinking fountains and onsite vendors are available for food and refreshments. To visit Lori Wilson Park on your holiday in Cocoa Beach, and find out what else Cocoa Beach has to offer, use our Cocoa Beach day trip app .
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  • October 3, 2017
    We enjoyed the beach at this park. It was easy access with parking. I recommend visiting. There was a vendor present to purchase cold treats and iced drinks.  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    After reading about this park on Trip Advisor reviews we made a visit. It wasn't crowded, had a lifeguard and a great sandbar for swimming safely. We had a really nice day. Yes, there is seaweed that ...  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    We love Lori Wilson Park, and have parked there for years. I love the real bathrooms in addition to the foot wash stations.  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    This place is great! Free parking and free to get to the beach (I've heard you have to pay to access the beach elsewhere in cocoa). Restrooms on site are free to use and there are showers to rinse the sand off. A little truck selling hot dogs and shaved ice. Can rent two loungers and a beach umbrella for $20 for the day (there are other rental options). Car park fills up late morning/lunch time but the beach isn't busy at all and is beautiful and clean. We're so glad we went here instead of the main beach. Just down the road from Ron Jon's Surf Shop, and places to eat.
  • May 25, 2017
    Loving it, FREE parking , showers and restrooms. We rented 2 lounge chairs and umbrella for the day for 20. Not crowded at all and the water is wonderful. Great day on the beach for Patti and Fred from PA.
  • May 10, 2017
    Very cool little spot right next to a sketchy hotel. Restrooms, ample FREE parking, and direct beach access. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because I found a big bag filled with little baggies of some sort of powdery substance in the parking lot.
  • June 18, 2017
    Tranquility at its finest! The bathrooms are very clean, there's always parking available and overall clean and a friendly atmosphere.
  • June 22, 2017
    Had a great time hanging with the locals in the big dog park. Plenty of space water and fun to let fido unwind!

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Where to stay in Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach attracts water lovers from around the world, but because of this room rates increase the closer you get to the ocean. If you don't need to sleep right on the beach, avoid the oceanfront and consider one of the city's inns or motels that cater to business travelers and cruise ship passengers. Though they rarely offer direct beach access, these types of establishments provide clean and comfortable rooms at a fraction of the price charged by the big chains.
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