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Phil Foster Park

900 E Blue Heron Blvd, Riviera Beach, FL 33404-4654
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Top 5 Florida Snorkel Locations

I have been snorkeling in probably 30+ places in Florida, and this is definitely in my top 5 so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
Great Warm Sunday Visit

Phil Foster Park is minutes from our Marriott Ocean Pointe Resort, and we visit several times... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Centerville, Ohio
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AMENITIES beach frontage, guarded saltwater fishing not permitted in guarded swimming area boating improvements boat docks boat launching ramps (4) Boat Trailer Parking Permit Required ($10 daily permit available on site) concession: dive boat charter rentals (kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkeling gear) SCUBA shop fishing (saltwater) fishing platforms (2) intracoastal waterway frontage(1000 feet) non-motorized vessel launching beach parking boat/trailer parking regular parking picnic area with grills, single table picnic shelters, family (4) pier (fishing) playground, including playground safety play structure(ages 2-5 years) play structure (ages 5-12 years) restroom facilities showers, outdoor snorkeling staging dock
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“snorkel trail” (13 reviews)
“high tide” (29 reviews)
900 E Blue Heron Blvd, Riviera Beach, FL 33404-4654
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been snorkeling in probably 30+ places in Florida, and this is definitely in my top 5 so far. There are so many places in Florida with clear water, but this is unique because it's in the ocean but also because of the excessive...More

1  Thank cc_travelrev
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Phil Foster Park is minutes from our Marriott Ocean Pointe Resort, and we visit several times during our January vacation. Phil Foster Park is visited by locals and tourists, alike and provides numerous activities for Outdoor Folks. Several locals are launching boats, and we do...More

1  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 5 January 2018

So much to do at Phil foster we launch the paddle boards and kayaks from here to paddle around the island or get over to peanut island to camp it is a great fun and free way to spend the day with family and friends....More

Thank Nikyta h
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Be sure to check the tide times when planning your visit! A couple hours before and after high tide is the prime time if you want crystal clear water and awesome visibility. At low tide the water has a yellowish tint to it and visibility...More

Thank RSXgirl
Reviewed 31 December 2017

A very nice park; great for snorkeling and diving. No fee. Parking is limited especially on weekends.

Thank rgorji
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great water access for boating, fishing, swimming, and undercover picnic tables. It won't disappoint.

Thank stevilsize
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A fun scuba location, underwater serenity beneath a busy highway bridge. plenty of fish to see as you fin leisurely through the bridge pilings. You have to time it right, get in about a half hour before high tide, then after about an hour of...More

Thank nolatom2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful diving with lots to see. Make sure to visit all of the sunken items - so much sea life is living in them.

Thank desiree_simmons
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at 1.5 hours before high tide, water clear and warm. Dive down to see starfish, a batfish, small crabs. Seems about 15 feet deep. Then along the snorkel trail with small artificial reefs with tropical fish and and eel. Had a good time....More

Thank bgdiver1963
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The free parking was a nice surprise. A nice little park for the family to hang out and go swimming. If you a snorkeling it's OK. But if you're a diver you will be disappointed. I also noticed some creepers hanging out I won't be...More

1  Thank diverjeff1964
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Questions & Answers
4 February 2018|
Response from RSXgirl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are two outdoor showers to rinse off yourself and your gear. Instead of being located by the bathrooms, they are by the sidewalk to the left of the playground if you were headed toward the water.
23 May 2017|
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Response from Family-Adventures-R | Reviewed this property |
The park is free. I believe there is a fee for parking if you have a trailer for a boats etc. To park just a car it's free. Not sure about the boat launch.
11 April 2017|
Response from PKexperience | Reviewed this property |
No you can not.