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Samson Oceanfront Park

Statue of family at the entrance of Samson Oceanfront Park
Photo: People walking at Samson Oceanfront Park
Audience in lawn chairs at Samson Oceanfront Park as they watch a live concert.
Photo: People walking at Samson Oceanfront Park
Photo: Picnic Area at Samson Oceanfront Park
Photo: Playground at Samson Oceanfront Park
Photo: Samson Oceanfront Park

Beginning Monday, June 1, hours of operation at Samson Oceanfront Park will be from 7 am – 8 pm daily. The City welcomes its residents to enjoy the reopened parks for passive use only such as walking and/or jogging while adhering to specific guidelines and restrictions. For more information, visit sibfl.net/parks.

Address: 17425 Collins Avenue


This 2.1-acre park is located on oceanfront land. Named after Gilbert Samson, “Samson Oceanfront Park” is publicly owned and operated as a passive, natural resource-based, public, outdoor recreational site that was acquired with grant funding from the “Florida Communities Trust Preservation 2000 Program,” and from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s, “Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program.”


  • Benches
  • 1 Soofa bench (solar electric outdoor charging station equipped with USB connections)
  • Interactive Kiosk
  • Boardwalk
  • Showers
  • Pavilion with Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Water Fountains
  • Playground area
  • Volleyball court on the beach (bring your own ball)
  • Vending Machines
  • Lifeguard Station
  • Bike Racks
  • Free WiFi
  • Community Shuttle Service


Open: Sunrise – Sunset
Restrooms open at 8:30 a.m.
No dogs allowed. No fishing from the shore.

The SIBshuttle, the City’s free bus service, provides transportation to the park.

*Any non-City organized events (festivals, entertainment, birthday parties etc.) must be approved ahead of time. Contact the Cultural & Community Services Department at 305.792.1706 for more information, or stop by Pelican Community Park at 18115 North Bay Road.