If you are a beginner surfer, the best place to surf is along the beaches or near a lifeguard. Lifeguards are on duty during spring and summer at all of the major beach entrances and parks (from south to north): Bethune Beach park, 27th Avenue park, 3rd Avenue/Clancy Park, Flagler Avenue, Esther Beach Park, Crawford Rd beach ramp, North Beach Community Park, and Beachway Avenue.
New Smyrna Beach is well known for it's ability to produce consistent ride-able surf year round! Head this way to escape flat days in your home town, or surf New Smyrna Beach every day by becoming a local.
Beach Access Parking New Smyrna Beach
Parking to Surf Well Known Spots Intermediate-Advanced
Smyrna Dunes Park offers off beach parking for the NSB Inlet. The Inlet is regarded as one of the most consistent surf spots on the entire East Coast of the United States. THIS IS NOT A SAFE LOCATION FOR BEGINNERS. Even small days are very crowded and beginners could injure themselves or someone else.
Bethune Beach is well known for it’s outside sandbar on big days and hurricane swells. It offers a world case wave on certain days. Intermediate surfers proceed with caution.