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Ryckman Park

507 Ocean Ave, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951-2523
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Beautiful and quaint

This is such a nice park for the kids and adults. Play on the playground or walk out on the pier... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura M
via mobile

Located at the end of Ocean Ave & Riverside Drive in Melbourne Bch. this lovely park offers shady... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Lynne D
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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507 Ocean Ave, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951-2523
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a nice park for the kids and adults. Play on the playground or walk out on the pier and enjoy the gorgeous sunset.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Located at the end of Ocean Ave & Riverside Drive in Melbourne Bch. this lovely park offers shady picnic areas complete with a gazebo. playground equipment, a bocce ball court, historical buildings (original Melb.Bch post office & old house/home, a fishing pier that is ideal...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Always nice to wander out and catch the sunset and a bit of breeze off the Indian River. It's fun to chat up a stranger and find out we get visitors from all over the world to this little town! Pack a lunch or grab...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a nice little family park on the river. The park has a playground, swings, tennis courts, and a small full court basketball court. There are two bocce ball courts as well. I believe there may be some restrictions on these though. There is...More

1  Thank smcateer2017
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A true location that shows "local pride" and cherished origins of the founders of the town. Out of necessity many years ago, a rail was used to transport goods from river to ocean only few blocks long. It worked and a settlement began. This historical...More

Thank Lasvegas_NVCarol
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This park is situated in downtown Melbourne Beach. It is right on the waterfront and next to the Melbourne Beach Pier. We visited during the Founders Day Festival and had a wonderful time. Don't miss the historic sites and plaques throughout the park. The pier...More

1  Thank Rick G
Reviewed 21 January 2017

They have a pier currently partly closed and being repaired due to Hurricane Matthew. The park has bench seating near the river's edge in several places which are great for watching the sunsets. The park has a couple of hundred feet of river frontage. There...More

2  Thank marci477
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We walked to the park and were disappointed that the pier was closed since it had ben damaged by hurricane Mathew. In fact, much of the tree debris and broken dock materials had not yet been completely picked up in November. Definitely will come back,...More

Thank Travelingagain4us
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Such a beautiful place to sit and watch the sunset. We were unable to walk on the pier just yet because of Hurricane Matthew- but sat at the end and watched the sunset- breathtaking!

1  Thank Ang M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went in October mid-week, after Hurricane Matthew, and the pier was closed as unsafe. Rest of the park was fine, little kids playing on the equipment, seniors playing bocce in custom pit. Clean facilities and easy parking.

Thank Jeff K
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Norrell C
20 June 2017|
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Response from Lynne D | Reviewed this property |
I have seen weddings in the gazebo in the park but don't know about on the pier. I would guess photos are permitted on the pier. Congrats on your upcoming wedding -- Wishing you much love & happiness!
27 August 2016|
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Response from cbaduini | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen many folks with dogs on a leash at this park....usually passing through. I don't see as many on the pier but mostly in the park. Not sure if dogs are allowed on the pier.
14 July 2016|
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Response from Lynne D | Reviewed this property |
It is a lovely location to fish from and many youngsters enjoy doing that. I have seen many adults as well but suspect a serious fisherman would prefer driving a bit further to the inlet at Sebastian. There are cleaning... More