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Red Reef Park

Red Reef Park1400 N. State Road A-1-A
Boca Raton, Florida
(561) 393-7974
Map of Red Reef Park (PDF)
Lightning Prediction System
Beach Permit & Parking Fees


A 67-acre ocean-front park, including the 20-acre Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex.



HOURS OF OPERATION: Red Reef Park opens at 8:00 A.M. and closes at 10:00 P.M. seven days per week. The Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex facilities are open Monday through Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and Sunday noon until 4:00 P.M.


PICNICKING: The picnic area of the Park is equipped with grills, tables and restrooms. Facilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional facilities are available at Spanish River Park located one (1) mile North on A1A.


TENT AND TRAILER CAMPING: No individual family tent or trailer camping will be allowed. Red Reef Park is considered principally a day-use area.


FIRES: All fires must be in self-contained charcoal units. No open or wood fires will be permitted.


PETS: No pets will be allowed in the Parks or on the beach.


SWIMMING: Access to the beach and the Atlantic Ocean is available from designated locations within the Park. Pedestrian traffic is restricted to these elevated walkways. Lifeguards are on duty year round from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Snorkeling is a popular leisure activity at the south end of Red Reef Park.


NATURE: The walks and heavily foliated areas are favored haunts for a wide variety of small birds. On occasion, larger and more spectacular web-footed birds are observed on the ocean side of the Park. Nature related programming is conducted through the facilities at the Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex. Call 544-8505 for more information.


SNORKELING: Snorkel the unique rock and reef outcroppings near the offshore area.


FISHING: Surf fishing is one of the favorite pastimes of many Park visitors. However, fishing in designated swimming areas during normal swimming hours (9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.) is PROHIBITED.


Smoking and Alcoholic Beverages are Prohibited in City Park.
Please Do Not Feed the Animals in the Park!