Thousand Islands Conservation Area
Hours of operation: Monday through Sunday, day use only.
This 338-acre site, located in Cocoa Beach, consists of a series of islands in the Indian River Lagoon on the south side of Minuteman Causeway. With the exception of a short nature trail along Fourth Street South, all access to the islands is by boat. The primary access point is from Ramp Road boat ramp in Cocoa Beach. A short nature trail exists on the northern most island (North Crawford Island), and a marked paddling trail is in development. The islands have many channels that provide great paddling opportunities.
Do's and Don'ts
- Stay on the trail for personal safety and protection of the natural environment.
- Removal of plants, animals, archaeological, or cultural resources is prohibited.
- Do not feed, disturb, or harm wildlife.
- Pets, smoking, alcohol, and motorized vehicles are prohibited.
- No Hunting allowed.
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