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The nearby waters in Sugar Mill Mobile Home and RV park are what set it apart. On top of the amenities featured at this location, there is a world of amusement just outside our community. For example, the Smyrna Dunes Park! This family attraction is about 8 miles from Sugar Mill and offers a days worth of fun for you to enjoy. It lies on 73 acres of pristine land at the northern tip of the New Smyrna Beach peninsula. In addition, the park is surrounded by water giving you enough fishing and swimming opportunities! Learn more about this wonderful park.

Animals and Vegetation

If you’re an animal lover, Smyrna Dunes Park is the place for you. There are a variety of animals including birds, reptiles, and marine life all around. Not to mention, throughout the park you will find scenic vegetation of natural Florida. Uniquely, this park is one of a few county parks that allow entry of pets, as long as they are on a leash at all times.

Ecosystems

Smyrna Dunes park consists of five ecosystems, which are the dunes, ocean, river, scrub zone, and saltwater marsh. The park’s principle system is found in the vast sand dunes. Because the they are so sensitive, the park protects them with two miles of elevated walkways, picnic areas, pavilions and an observation tower. Each ecosystem contributes to the excellence of the park.

Activities

Due to all the surrounding water, Smyrna Dunes Park provides exquisite opportunities for fishing, boating and swimming. In terms of fishing, all bathers have the right of way. There are no lifeguards on duty. Never swim alone and be sure to swim at your own risk. What’s a day without some good food? Smyrna Dunes Park provides grills at the main pavilion. Not only are there plenty of activities, but the warm Florida climate will make for a successful day.

Features and Amenities

This park will not let you down. Rated about 5 stars by visitors, there is plenty of features to take advantage of. In short, here are all the things you can explore at Smyrna Dunes Park!

  • Dune walkover (1.5 miles long)
  • Educational programs (call park manager for more information)
  • Fishing   
  • Nature trails
  • Observation tower
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic tables
  • Riverside fishing pier
  • Swimming

Start With Garber Communities

All the adventure begins with your visit to Garber Communities. Sugar Mill Mobile Home and RV Park is a fine choice for beach and island lifestyle. Don’t wait any longer to make your stop. Contact us today to reserve your space and be a part of the relaxing environment found in Garber Communities.

Pasco County operates this regional park near the Withlacoochee River. The District provides the county with the use of 146 acres of the Green Swamp to accommodate riverfront access for the canoe launch, dock and 1.5 miles of hiking trails. The Withlacoochee River Park offers visitors access to a wild and scenic portion of the river and a mosaic of habitat communities, from high sandhills to low riverine swamp.

Park Amenities

  • 406 Acres
  • Fishing Access / Pier / Dock / Boardwalk
  • Picnic Area / Shelters / Pavilion
  • Observation Tower
  • Playground / Restrooms
  • Canoe / Kayak Access
  • Trails (Nature and All-Purpose Paved)
  • Camping / RV Area
  • Open Space

Fishing & Boating

The park includes a canoe/kayak dock right on the Withlacoochee River where you can launch your canoe or kayak or cast a line from the pier and go fishing. The annual Fall Family Fishing Festival is held at the park in the beginning of November where you can get fishing tips, learn how to cast, meet others that have the same interest and we also provide lunch and door prizes. It’s an event the whole family can enjoy. Fishing is permitted along the river. You have to be 16 years old and above as well as have a valid Florida fishing license to participate.