SN: 117798 - 2021 / Y0725
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.
Ponce Inlet Year Round Walk Event
Year Round Walk
Ponce Inlet, Florida
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.
From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021
Start box available: 10am-6pm in winter; 10am - 7pm summer; see extended description.
Walking the USA, A - Z
Walking with America’s Veterans
Memorial Day to Labor Day 10-7; Labor Day to Memorial Day 10-6. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check their website to confirm hours of operation, 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.
Distance: 5/11Km, Rating: 1C
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
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.
Happy Wanderers (AVA-0717)
Event website: www.happywanderersfl.org
Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.