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Recreation in Mosquito Lagoon includes fishing, canoeing, kayaking, motorboating, sailing, water skiing and nature viewing. The lagoon, particularly the southern portion, is one of the least developed regions on the east coast. Fishing is especially popular in Mosquito Lagoon with the majority ofanglers targeting redfish and spotted sea trout.

Three public waterfront parks are located east of U.S. Highway 1 along Riverside Drive, in the city of Edgewater, adjacent to (Mosquito Lagoon Aquatic Preserve (MLAP).

  • Kennedy Point Memorial Park.
  • Menard-May Park.
  • Veterans Park.

Kennedy Point Memorial Park and Menard-May Park both have boat ramps. Menard-May Park also offers the public a riverfront playground, pavilion, restrooms, sandy beach, native plants, mangrove habitat and two fishing/observation piers. Veterans Park has a parking area and a fishing and observation pier that juts directly onto Mosquito Lagoon. Additional public boat and kayak launches are available around Mosquito Lagoon, outside MLAP boundaries.

Map of Mosquito Lagoon public access

Public Access at Mosquito Lagoon Aquatic Preserve (pdf - 2.35 MB)









Last updated: April 06, 2015

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