Black Point Wildlife Drive

Black Point Wildlife DriveBlack Point Drive is a wonderful wildlife experience by car, bike, or on foot. It is a seven-mile ride with 11 kiosk stops with information about the various and abundant wildlife. Observers will appreciate the various birds, fish, and the occasional alligator that can be seen from the trail.

Location

Black Point Drive is only a few minutes by car from Titusville and is very close to some of the areas best restaurants. Just a few miles east you will see one of east coast’s few remaining uninhabited beaches. Looking south from the beach you will be able to see portions of Kennedy Space Center.

Walking Trail

f you have already eaten in one of Titusville’s outstanding restaurants and would like to get some exercise, visit the Cruickshank Walking Trail. It’s a five-mile circular walk near an overlook and observation tower. It is located about halfway through the drive.

Audio Tour

For those who like to plan ahead, stop at the Refuge Visitors Information Center to borrow an audio cassette or CD about the drive. You can play it as you drive through the 7-mile tour.

Hours & Directions

A Great Egret Cleaning ItselfBlack Point Drive is open during daylight hours. It’s off of State Road 402, and is 1.5 miles east of the A. Max Brewer Causeway, take state road 406 which turns into 402.

Visitor’s Center

The visitors center is 5 miles east of U.S. 1 on State Road 402. Hours are 8 am to 4:30 pm weekday and 9 am to 5 pm. Saturday.

Additional Information

For more information, call 321-861-0667 or visit Merritt Island.

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