Enjoy the Space Coast and its restaurants at the same time!
Everyone loves a picnic, and the Space Coast is full of incredible parks where you can bring some local takeout or your very own picnic basket. Equipped with picnic tables, pavilions, bathrooms, playgrounds, trails, and views for days, these spots will keep you and your family busy for hours after you’ve enjoyed a fun bite to eat outside.
Beachfront Parks of the Space Coast
Beachfront parks are a great option for families looking to enjoy their takeout before hitting the beach. These Space Coast parks feature picnic tables, shade, grills, and restrooms with running water for you to enjoy your meal and our 72 miles of coastline without turning your sub into a SAND-wich.
Jetty Park – Port Canaveral
Cheri Down Park -Cape Canaveral
Lori Wilson Park – Cocoa Beach
Pelican Beach Park – Satellite Beach
Indialantic Beach James H. Nance Park – Indialantic
Paradise Beach at Howard E. Futch Park – Indialantic
Sebastian Inlet State Park – Melbourne Beach
Lagoon-front Parks of the Space Coast
Enjoy the stunning views of the Indian River Lagoon and watch a few dolphins frolic in the waves while you enjoy your meal from your favorite Space Coast restaurant! These lagoon-side parks are complete with bathrooms, pavilions, park benches, playgrounds, and picnic tables perfect for some fresh air on your family getaway.
Veterans Memorial Park – Titusville
Kelly Park – Merritt Island
Kiwanis Island Park – Merritt Island
Riverfront Park – Cocoa Village
Pineapple Park – Eau Gallie
Rotary Park at Suntree – Melbourne
River View Park – Downtown Melbourne
Ryckman Park -Melbourne Beach
Castaways Point Park – Palm Bay
Inland Parks of the Space Coast
Just because you’re not staying near the water, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors and culinary delights of the Space Coast. There are many wonderful inland parks that allow your family to play, bike, hike, and stretch out after your takeout feast. Check out a few of these parks with picnic tables, pavilions, hiking & biking trails, and multi-use sports fields.
Chain of Lakes Park – Titusville
Viera Regional Park – Viera
Wickham Park – Melbourne
Inspiration Park – Palm Bay
Two things that are never boring on the Space Coast are our gorgeous views and local eats. Pair the creations of our amazing chefs and restaurants with our unforgettable parks and you’ve got a meal you’ll never forget.