SN: 115145 - 2020 / Y0725

REOPENED -

Start Point reopened! Check hours of the Lighthouse Museum Gift Shop during COVID-19 restrictions! Awesome beach walk and sleepy community of Ponce Inlet, includes the Marine Science Center.

what is the event

Ponce Inlet Year Round Walk Event

Year Round Walk

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Happy Wanderers on the pier!
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Beach flyover by the Blue Angels!
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Winter Haven Park beach entrance
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Ponce Inlet Veteran's Memorial
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where is the event

Ponce Inlet, Florida

Volusia County

The address/location to the physical start box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

From Wed, Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

Start box available: Seasonal hours; see extended description.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Memorial Day to Labor Day 10-9; Labor Day to Memorial Day 10-6. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Trail rated 1C, not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs due to beach sand; an alternate route is available. Walk is on a long section of hard packed sand, in addition to designated scenic routes and lovely residential neighborhoods, Lighthouse Point County Park, nature trails, and the Marine Science Center with its seabird and sea turtle rehabilitation activities.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5/11Km, Rating: 1C

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

Ponce Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and visitors may climb the 203 steps to the observation deck for an awesome view of the area (small admission fee at both the lighthouse with museum and for the separate Marine Science Center). No dogs allowed on beach.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

4931 S. Peninsula Dr. From I-95 take Exit 256. Drive east on Dunlawton Ave.(SR421). Cross Intracoastal Waterway to S. Atlantic Ave (Hwy A1A) approximately 5.2 miles. Right on S. Atlantic Ave and drive approximately 5.3 miles to Beach St. Right on Beach St then one block to S. Peninsula. Left approximately 3/10 of a mile to parking lot at Lighthouse Park and Gift Shop. Ask Gift Shop staff for the Walk Box.

event sponsor

Happy Wanderers

Event website: www.happywanderersfl.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.