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Erna Nixon Park

This 53.93-acre community park features a natural Florida hammock and nature preserve. A popular site for nature walks and outdoor festivals including the annual Crackerfest, it features an elevated boardwalk winding through three different ecosystems where native plant species and small animals can be viewed. A medium pavilion with picnic tables and restrooms adjoins a Nature Center where exhibits are displayed. For information about tours and events, call (321) 952-4525.

  • Annual Events - Moonlight Strolls
  • Guided Walks
  • Picnics/Brown Bag Lunch
  • Nature Boardwalk (3000 ft)
  • Nature Center Exhibits
  • Wildlife Observation

Watchable Wildlife: Gopher Tortoise, Indigo snake; Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail—Summer Tanager, Eastern Towhee, and mixed Warbler flocks in migration

ADA Access: Parking, Restrooms, Pavilion, Nature Boardwalk

Do's & Don’ts:
  • Service animals only.
  • Alcoholic beverages in designated areas only.
  • Other restrictions as posted.


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Erna Nixon Park
1200 Evans Rd
West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 952-4525

Park open from Dawn to Dusk

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