Red Reef Park

Make sure Red Reef Park is on your list of places to visit. The 67-acre, oceanfront park located at 1400 State Road A1A in Boca Raton offers an a myriad of amenities amid beautiful, natural scenery. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and the Red Reef Executive Golf Course are part of this scenic stop on the East Coast.

You can visit the park seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and Red Reef Executive Golf Course operating hours can be found by clicking on the links.


The picnic area of the park is equipped with grills, tables, and restrooms. Reservations are not needed as facilities are available on a first come, first serve basis.


Red Reef Park is considered a day use area and therefore camping is prohibited.


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


No pets are allowed in the park, but we invite you to bring them by Mizner Bark!

Swimming and Snorkeling

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 a.m. to 5 p.m. Snorkeling is a popular leisure activity at the south end of Red Reef Park.


The walkways 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 at the park through Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Call 561-338-1473 for information on programming.


Surf fishing is one of the favorite pastimes of many park visitors. Fishing in designated swimming areas during normal swimming hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) is prohibited.