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Where are the local boat ramps near me?


Are you looking for local boat ramps in or around New Smyrna Beach?

Well you are in luck!

We compiled a list of a few our team & locals recommend:

1.) North Causeway Boat Ramp:

Where is the North Causeway Boat Ramp located?

164 North Causeway #154

New Smyrna Beach, FL

29° 1′ 55.596” N80° 55′ 2.532” W

Open 24 hours-a-day & allows overnight parking. Pay to park. Public access to the great Indian River. Four boat launch lanes, two fixed dock areas, a fishing pier, restrooms, picnic pavilion, and parking spaces that can fit about 40 vehicles with boat trailers.


2.) Swoop Site Boat Ramp:

Where is the Swoop Site Boat Ramp located?

2455 Boat Ramp Dr,

New Smyrna Beach, FL

29° 3′ 54.756” N80° 56′ 22.272” W

Public access to Ponce De Leon & the great Atlantic Ocean through Ponce Inlet. Pay to park. 2 boat ramps with floating dock, restrooms and a paved parking lot with 37 spaces.

3.) Hiles Boat Ramp

Where is the Hiles Boat Ramp located?

156 Hiles Blvd,

New Smyrna Beach, FL

28° 59′ 19.572” N80° 52′ 12.9” W

A concrete single boat ramp off of Hiles Boulevard. No cost to park but parking is limited. There is no boat launch fee. This is the perfect ramp for canoes, kayaks, SUP boards and those wanting to navigate the county’s gorgeous Intracoastal Waterway. One of our local’s best kept secrets.

4.) Apollo Boat Ramp

Where is the Apollo Boat Ramp Located?

7150 Turtlemound Rd

New Smyrna Beach, FL

28° 56′ 11.868” N80° 49′ 48.612” W

Located in the beautiful Cape Canaveral National Seashore, this boat ramp offers; single lane ramp, courtesy docks, restrooms and parking for 21 boat trailers. There is an entry fee at the gate but if you are a veteran you get a courtesy pass. When we arrived it was under construction but will be back up soon according to the park ranger.

5.)George R. Kennedy Boat Ramp

Where is the George R. Kennedy Boat Ramp located?

103 N Riverside Dr,

Edgewater, FL

28° 59′ 35.016” N80° 54′ 16.596” W

2 boat launching ramps, loaner safety jackets, boat trailer parking, fishing pier with pavilion, free internet Wi-Fi, grill and picnic tables. This park has public restrooms. Open from sunrise to sunset.


We hope this resource of information helps someone in our community find a place to drop their boat. What are some areas outside of NSB that you like? Let us know and we will share it in our next blog.

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