Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast Sights

Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

  • 905 Shorewinds Dr. Map It
  • Fort Pierce
  • Beach–Sight

Published 09/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Across the inlet at the northern side of Hutchinson Island, a fishing oasis lures beachgoers who can't wait to reel in snook, flounder, and bluefish, among others. The park is also known as a prime wave-riding locale, thanks to a reef that lies just outside the jetty. Summer is the busiest season by a long shot, but don't be fooled: it's a laid-back place to sun and surf. There are covered picnic tables but no concessions; however, from where anglers perch, a bunch of casual restaurants can be spotted on the other side of the inlet that are a quick drive away. Note that the area of Jack Island Preserve has been closed indefinitely. Amenities: toilets; showers; parking (fee); lifeguards (summer only). Best for: surfing; walking; solitude.

Sight Information

Address:

905 Shorewinds Dr., Fort Pierce, Florida, 34949, United States

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Phone:

772-468–3985

Sight Details:

  • Vehicle $6, bicyclists and pedestrians $2
  • Daily 8–sunset

Published 09/14/2015

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