Oyster Bar Marsh Conservation Area

1955 Florida A1A, Vero Beach, FL 32963
(772) 226 1781
Daily, sunrise to sunset


The entrance to Oyster Bar Marsh Conservation Area is located approximately 0.3-miles north of the entrance to Round Island Riverside Park and Conservation Area. This natural area has stabilized trails that are great for hiking and biking, a pollinator trail filled with native plants, boardwalks and a lagoon observation pier. The trail begins adjacent to a maritime hammock restoration project, and meanders one-way for 1.6 miles along the edge of lush mangroves, offering spectacular views of the Indian River Lagoon. A great spot to catch a view of passing manatees and dolphins, this conservation area is home to a wide variety of wading birds, such as Yellow-crowned Night Herons, Tricolored Herons, Roseate Spoonbills and Wood Storks. Seasonal migrants abound in the mangrove fringes and lagoon edges. Benches and a covered mangrove impoundment overlook provide a picnicking destination that is a great spot for viewing wildlife.