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Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

 About Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Waves crash on the jetty at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. (Photo by R Muller)


Steve Eibl

Welcome to Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, which offers great surfing, fishing, picnicking and a thriving dune system. Come join a park ranger on a Barrier Island Dune Walk to learn how dune vegetation not only builds sand dunes, but how they help build barrier islands. Our inlet shoreline is dotted with native palm trees, picnic tables, grills and pavilions. The Coastal Hammock Trail offers a shady ½-mile hike. Lastly, Fort Pierce Inlet was voted the "Best Beach on the Treasure Coast" in 2013 by the readers of Indian River Magazine. Find out more on their website:

Are you planning a family gathering or special event? We have five covered pavilions that may be reserved in advance. Call the Ranger Station at (772) 468-3985 for rates and information. During the summer months there are lifeguards on duty Thursday through Monday.

Bring your friends and family to Fort Pierce Inlet State Park this summer and enjoy "…the Real Florida.”


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Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is located four miles east of Fort Pierce, via North Causeway.


  • Volunteer -

    The park is always looking for volunteers to assist with a range of projects including landscaping, trash removal, grounds maintenance (clipping, clearing, etc.), painting, plumbing, construction, toll collection, educational programs, exotic plant removal and many others. We like to match your interests and skills to a particular job. Contact the park for further information on volunteer opportunities.

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.



  • Florida State Parks Pet Policy
  • Pets are permitted in the main parking area, Coastal Hammock Trail and additional parking area. Pets are not permitted in the fenced playground area, including Pavilion 3 and the covered picnic tables, or on sandy beach areas, including Dynamite Point beach and the ocean beach. Transporting pets over the beach sand areas is prohibited. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the park, as required by law.