Cocoa Beach is a great location to watch rocket launches. The Cocoa Beach Pier is a historic landmark on Florida’s Space Coast, Cocoa Beach Pier stretches over the Atlantic Ocean and contains restaurants, restrooms bars and gift shops. The pier is located south of the launch pads closest to Space Launch Complex 37 B.
Beach Rocket Launch Viewing Locations
Daytona Beach is north of the launch pads and a great place to view the rocket launches. Launch Pad 39 C is the closest launch site just south of Daytona. Parking is available on and near the beach.
Flagler Beach is a little farther from the launch pads, but still a great place to watch rocket launches. Launch Pad 39 C is the closest launch site just south of Flagler. Parking is free and is available right along-side A1A next to the beach. There are also public parking lots near Flagler pier, across the street from the beach.
Jetty Park offers guests a variety of camping options from tent camping in a rustic site, to relaxing in your RV with all the amenities included. The park is located south of the launch pads closest to Space Launch Complex 37 B.
Lori Wilson Park is located south of the launch pads closest to Space Launch Complex 37 B. Facilities include a dog park, restrooms, pavilions, nature boardwalk, volleyball court, a playground, barbecue grills, and a 274-space parking lot.
New Smyrna Beach is a little farther from the launch pads, but still provides great views of launches from a distance. Parking is available on the beach for a fee.
Playalinda Beach is the northern most location on the map and provides a great view of launches from Launch Pad 39 A, B & C.