Turtle Mound is part of the Canaveral National Seashore. I went there four times while I was in FL this year. The visitor center is helpful because you can get info on upcoming talks and activities. There is a wooden foot bridge up to the top of Turtle Mound which consists of sort of an overgrown mountain of oyster shells.... 更多
This was a great off-the-beaten-path stop on our way home to NC from FL. I wanted our kids to get a taste for an archaeological site and the natural beauty of a national park. The views from the top of the mound are breathtaking. It's also neat to walk around the base of the mound to see the conservation efforts... 更多
We travelled to the National Seashore several times a day and there is always something new to see. We especially enjoyed the wildlife that included, turtles, dolphin, pelicans, manatee and all kinds of wild birds.
Turtle Mound is a national historic monument because you stand where the original, native people stood. The mound is composed of shells and other garbage that took many years to be formed. It was their lookout. Later the "settlers" took over the area because of it being a good natural port for shipping oranges, etc. The view of the Atlantic... 更多
We always take visitors here for this short but very interesting hike up a boardwalk over the old Indian mound. From the top you can see the river on one side and the undeveloped ocean on the other for a stunning view. You can take in the visitor center and the Eldora House all in about two hours. Bring bug... 更多
It has changed in the last 15 years a lot of people but still fun and love seeing how it has grown good place to go for a walk and see the view and get your feet in the sand my boys grew up fishing here and they always had fun