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



PRESS RELEASE



April 22, 2002

CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE CHANGES PLAYALINDA HOURS OF OPERATION

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

Superintendent Bob Newkirk announces revised operational hours for Canaveral National Seashore's Playalinda Beach.

Effective Saturday, April 27, 2002, the beach will be open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily, (7 days/week).

Playalinda's scheduled hours of operation are subject to change in accordance with Kennedy Space Center security directives related to shuttle launch and recovery operations. Playalinda will still close 3 days prior to a scheduled launch, and will re-open the day after a successful launch. In addition, the park will be closed on the day a shuttle landing is scheduled.

This schedule is part of a continuing effort to balance security needs with increasing beach usage. Park hours are influenced by national security concerns, and may change without notice.

Restrictions Still In Effect Include:







BACK to Canaveral National Seashore Press Releases
BACK to Canaveral National Seashore HomePage