Canaveral National Seashore - - Titusville, Florida - Press Release
Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville Florida
Headquarters: 308 Julia Street, Titusville, Florida 32796 -- (321) 267-1110
Information Center: 7611 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 -- (386) 428-3384


April 1, 2002


CONTACT: Robert Newkirk -- (321) 267-1110

Canaveral National Seashore has announced new hours of operation for the Playalinda section of the beach as a result of "Daylight Savings" time and continued heightened security concerns. Effective April 7th, the new Playalinda Beach hours for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Park will be open Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Park will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

On going heightened security measures of: inspections of all vehicles while the shuttle is at the launch site; closure of all vistas; no stopping or standing along the beach access road; closure of parking areas 1, 2 and 3; closure of Eddy Creek boat launch site; and, closure of the Park before launch and during landing will continue at Playalinda Beach. As always, security concerns will be reviewed weekly in light of the national and the international situation.

The new "Daylight Savings" time hours for the New Smyrna section of the beach (Apollo Beach), which is out of the security zone, will be 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily effective April 7th.

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