Alan Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach

alan shepard beach

Alan Shepard Park stretches across 5-acres of beautiful beach complete with features and amenities that will be sure to make your beach comfortable! With a very short walk from the parking lot to the beach, Shepard’s beach park provides picnic tables, showers, and public restroom facilities for guests.

Alan Park Beach Parking
Photo by Tereasa W.

With over 300 parking spaces available for automobiles and recreational vehicles, you shouldn’t have trouble finding a place to park!

Named after the famous astronaut Alan Shepard, you will have a stunning view of all rocket launches from this beach.

Located on the east end of 520

299 E Cocoa Beach Causeway, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931


Alan Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach has 10 large picnic pavilions as well as several smaller covered picnic tables. Many popular tourist shops are within easy walking distance, such as Ron Jons Surf Shop.

  • ADA Accessible
  • Beach Access
  • Beach Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Areas
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Security
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water


  • Sunday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Monday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Parking Fee

The parking fees for Shepard Park are $2.50 an hour or $15 a day (min. payment is $2.50).   Buses are not permitted. Overnight parking is not permitted.

Alan Shepard Park beach
Photo by Mike A.

Source: Information from City of Cocoa Beach

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