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Kelly Park-East

2550 N Banana River Drive
Merritt Island, FL 32952
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This 15.37-acre community river park and internationally recognized windsurfing area on the Banana River features a natural catamaran / sailboard launch area with sandy beach and shower, boat ramps with dock, and adjacent parking for cars and boat trailers. Near a small scenic lagoon, a paved walkway connects a mid-size pavilion, 5 grills, restrooms, drinking fountains and recreation amenities. Two small pavilions and picnic tables provide picnicking by the river’s edge. With the waterfront view and facilities attracting numerous group gatherings through the spring and summer season, advanced reservations are recommended.

The Parks Referendum Project for Kelly Park-East is completed, including:

  • Pavilion 20’x20′
  • Playground-Replacement
  • Dock
  • Shoreline Stabilization
  • Parking Upgrade

For Kayak / Sailing / Windsurfing and pro shop information visit: www.calema.com

WATCHABLE WILDLIFE: Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail—Migratory Ducks such as Green-Winged Teal, Common and Red-throated Loon, and Horned Grebe (fall/winter); Shorebirds, Waders


Medium Pavilion (seats 100), Small Pavilions (seats 32), Small Pavilion (seats 32), Family Picnic Shelter (seats 25)

ADA ACCESSIBLE: Parking, Restrooms, Pavilion, Playground, Boat Dock, Cocrete Walkway


  • Boat Ramp (4-lane, lighted)
  • Boat Dock (5×60)
  • Catamarran/Sailboard Launch Area
  • Fishing (shoreline)
  • Grassy Activity Area
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Picnics
  • Playground
  • Strolling
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Windsurfing


1) Service animals only or dogs on short leash and only when leading dog between vehicle and boat. 2) Alcoholic beverages in designated areas only. 3) Other restrictions as posted.