Lake Ashby Park
Location: 4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, New Smyrna Beach
Open daily: Sunrise to sunset
Camping fees for primitive tent camping only:
$15 per night + tax
Reservations: Per Ch.82 of the Volusia County Code the length of stay for authorized camping shall be no greater than seven (7) consecutive days or thirty (30) total days per calender year.
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.