Blind Creek Riverside North

Location 4651 South Ocean Drive
Fort Pierce, Florida 34949
Contact Number 772-462-1692
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Park Information

This 50-acre wetland preserve along the Indian River Lagoon features one-and-a-half miles of trails, an observation platform and a 242-foot fishing pier. 

Amenities

Biking Trails
Birding
Hiking Trails
Piers / Docks
Observation Areas

Additional Information Trails: One mile self guiding interpretive trail (mulched) winds through the hammock identifying the most common species.
Habitat: Primarily Mangrove forest with approximately 1 mile beach dune system along the Atlantic Ocean and 1 mile along the Indian River lagoon.
Commonly seen wildlife: Pelicans, sandpipers, plovers, and seagulls.  An important nesting area for Green and Loggerhead sea turtles.
Historical Interest Remnants of W.W. II gun emplacements are visible at low tide along the beach.  These guns were placed at this location to protect against the threat of U-Boats sinking maritime vessels.

Note: Much of the site has undergone extensive exotic restoration measures.