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.

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Ponce Inlet Year Round Walk Event

Year Round Walk

SN: 125158 - 2024 / Y0725

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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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when is the event

From Mon, Jan 1st, 2024 to Dec 31st, 2024

Start box available: 10am-6pm in winter; 10am - 7pm summer; see extended description.

where is the event

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.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Lighthouses II


Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Volusia County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event 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.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1C, Distance: 5, 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

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.


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.

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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

event sponsor

Happy Wanderers (AVA-0717)

Event website: www.happywanderersfl.org

point of contact

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