Welcome to Space Coast Outdoors
Your online basecamp for self-guided outdoor adventures!

Paddling at Eddy Creek, Mosquito Lagoon, Canaveral National Seashore, part of the Indian River Lagoon system. Hi my name is Dean Pettit and welcome to Space Coast Outdoors, your online resource for self guided outdoor adventures along Florida's Space Coast, including Fishing, Birdwatching, Kayaking, Hiking, Biking, Backcountry Camping, Surfing, Windsurfing, Snorkeling, Golf, and More. GPS Coordinates and Satellite Images are provided for each outdoor adventure location plus.... We have a full directory of Guides and Outfitters, Bars, Restaurants, Hotels, Resorts and other services you may need when visiting us so check the links above to get started or go to our site map here. To get a quick look at what a great outdoor recreation and ecotourism vacation spot we have here, read more about Space Coast Outdoors Here.Read more about Space Coast Outdoors

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January 2016
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Fishing the Space Coast; We have some of the Best Fishing in Florida, including;


Fishing the Indian River Lagoon (Backcountry Saltwater);

Where to fish in the Indian River Lagoon for Redfish, Seatrout, Snook, Tarpon, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Pompano, Whiting, Flounder, and More. Locations to fish from shore, by kayak, and by boat are included as are feature articles regarding tackle to use, how to fish the lagoon, and a seasonal fishing calendar.


Surf Fishing for Pompano, Whiting, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Snook, Tarpon, Black drum, Sheepshead, Margate, and others, along our 70+ miles of Space Coast Beaches.


Freshwater Fishing on the St John's River and many lakes and ponds for Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Catfish, and the annual St John's River Winter Shad Run.

Some of the best Florida fishing around.


Bird and Wildlife Watching; Here along the Space Coast we have some of the highest Bird Species Diversities anywhere, many species of must see wildlife such as West Indian Manatees, Atlantic Bottlenosed Dolphins, American Alligators, and much more. from birdwatching at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge to Turtle watching at Canaveral National Seashore, and Archie Carr Preserve, In addition we are home to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, our nation's first national wildlife refuge, Sebastian Inlet State Park, the St Johns River, Sebastian Preserve, Tosohatchee State Reserve, and many properties managed by the St. Johns Water Management District. All together we have some of the best Florida Bird Watching the entire state.


Kayaking; We has 70 miles of the Indian River Lagoon and its great kayaking opportunities in our area. In additon we have 70 miles of the upper St Johns River, The Econ river, and many more options for Kayaking


Hiking; hike the Space Coast, hike the Enchanted Forest, hike Seminole Ranch, hike Buck Lake, hike Canaveral Marshes, hike Tosohatchee, hike Three Forks Conservation Area, hike River Lakes Conservation Area, hike Malabar Scrub Sanctuary, hike Micco Scrub Sanctuary, hike Turkey Creek, Hike Cruickshank Sanctuary. The best in Florida Hiking!


Biking; from Greenways and trails to biking back to Florida as it was 200 years ago on miles of wilderness trails, or ride miles of dike roads overlooking beautiful wetlands, or even 26 miles of undeveloped Beach!

Mountain bike Buck Lake, mountain bike Seminole Ranch, mountain bike Tosohatchee, mountain bike River Lakes Conservation Area, mountain bike Three Forks Conservation Area, bike Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Bike Sebastian River Preserve, mountain bike Sebastian Inlet State Park. The best in Florida biking!


Backcountry Camping; Primitive camping, backpacking, hike-to or bike-to backcountry campsites, Camping on islands in the Indian River Lagoon, kayak Camping the Space Coast, Camping along the St Johns River, camping along the Econlockhatcheee River, Canoe Camping, Boat Camping, Hike to Camping, Mountain Bike Camping the Space Coast, Camping at Buck Lake, Camping at Seminole Ranch, Camping at Tosohatchee, camping Sebastian River Preserve, and Beach Camping at Canaveral Seashore. The best in Florida camping


Surfing; Surf Canaveral National Seashore, Playalinda Beach, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Satellite Beach, the Indialantic Boardwalk, Melbourne Beach, Spanish House, and Sebastian Inlet. The best in Florida surfing!


Wind Surfing; Parrish Park, Kelly Park, more. The best in Florida Windsurfing!


Snorkeling; Snorkel with Snook, Snapper, Grunts, and many other species at Sebastian Inlet State Park.
And of Course.....


Nightlife and Lodging; Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Hotels, Motels, RV Parks, and developed campgrounds.
So let this website be your basecamp for all of your outdoor adventures along our natural playground, with the best in Space Coast and Florida activities, and above all,

Welcome to Florida's Space Coast!!


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