Canaveral National Seashore - - Titusville, Florida - Press Release
Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville Florida
Headquarters: 212 S. Washington Ave., Titusville, FL 32796 -- (321) 267-1110
Information Center: 7611 South Atlantic Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 -- (386) 428-3384


PRESS RELEASE


December 14, 2011

Contacts: Laura Henning, Canaveral National Seashore, 386-428-3384, Laura_Henning@nps.gov
Kat Kirby, NPS Headquarters, 202-208-6843, kkirby@nps.gov

Canaveral National Seashore
This week's National Park Getaway

Titusville, Fla. -- Travel with this week's National Park Getaway to Florida's Eastern Seaboard to explore an undeveloped seashore paradise. Midway between Daytona Beach and Melbourne, Canaveral National Seashore protects 57,000 acres of barrier island, open lagoon, coastal hammock, pine flat-woods and offshore waters.

Canaveral's 24 miles of pristine, coastal beachfront is prime habitat for many threatened and endangered species and nesting beaches for several thousand protected marine turtles. Mosquito Lagoon, one of the most diverse and productive estuaries in North America, encompasses more than two-thirds of this national seashore.

You'll find abundant opportunities to explore the seashore and reflect on a historical footprint that ranged from 2000 BC to early 20th century settlement. This week's National Park Getaway points out the highlights of Canaveral National Seashore and helps you plan a visit. Visit www.nps.gov/getaways/ to access this week's feature and 130 previous Getaways.








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