Lake Ashby Park

Location: 4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, New Smyrna Beach

Open daily: Sunrise to sunset

Admission: Free

Seasonal camping fees for primitive tent camping:
April 1 through Aug. 31:  $10.65 a night
Sept. 1 through March 31:  $15.98 a night
During special events:  $21.30 a night

Directions to park

Park brochure

This popular waterfront park offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including canoeing, fishing, walking and simply enjoying nature. Angling is permitted from the boardwalk and along the shore. Additionally, a launch site for personal watercraft is available off Commercial Avenue.

The 64-acre rural park includes primitive tent camping, a playground, volleyball court, nature/horse trails, boardwalks, fishing pier, grills, and pavilions with picnic tables. It also offers a free public boat ramp nearby.

The park is open from sunrise to sunset and offers a 3,500-square-foot children's play area that includes a variety of climbers, swings and ladders.

Lake Ashby was named for Major James A. Ashby, who helped lead American military forces during the second Seminole War. 

To reserve recreational facilities, please call 386-736-5953.


Tim Baylie

202 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

West Volusia

Daytona Beach
386-257-6000, ext. 15953

New Smyrna Beach
386-423-3300, ext. 15953