Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, Melbourne

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State Park
One of Florida's most popular parks, Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy nature. Home to a National Register of Historic Places site where Spanish ships wrecked in 1715, the park features a museum displaying objects and artifacts from the fleet. You can snorkel, dive, or swim here, with numerous facilities providing equipment for ocean activities. The area is renowned for its saltwater fishing. The 4.8 km (3 mi) long beach features a trail and picnicking areas. Although camping is permitted, you'll need to reserve a place ahead of time. Plan your Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area visit and explore what else you can see and do in Melbourne using our Melbourne holiday planner.
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  • The beach is nice...like every other beach on the central Florida coast. There is also a fishing pier. Further back on the inlet is a smaller pool pond connected to the inlet which is better for littl...  more »
  • When we Entered the Park the Lady was very Nice and Helpful Park is Always Very Very Clean. Our Favorite State Park. Thank You to the Employees  more »
  • The place is nice and I am pretty sure it could be much more nicer if there was not so much plastic , trash etc... Some people are just disgusting and do not honor the name of human . Please respect w...  more »