Mary McLeod Bethune Beach Park
Location: 6656 S. Atlantic Ave., New Smyrna Beach
Nestled on six acres between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean, this quiet spot south of New Smyrna Beach features a boardwalk on the ocean side and a fishing pier on the river side -- where visitors often catch a glimpse of manatees.
Amenities abound, with beach access for swimmers, basketball and tennis courts for the athletes, and public restrooms and outdoor showers complimenting the over-all setting. The children’s playground is near the pavilion, barbecue grills, picnic tables and restrooms.
- ADA beach accessible ramp
- Basketball court
- Canoe launch/boat ramp
- Community building
- Fishing dock
- Picnic areas
- Tennis/pickleball courts
Parking at the edge of the beach is convenient for visitors who enjoy the sand and surf.