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


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

Map It



Sight Details:

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

Published 09/14/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.