Throwback Thursday "The Cove"

Throwback Thursday "The Cove"

June 20, 2024

This vintage photograph captures the stunning Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, while highlighting the area once known as Dynamite Point, now affectionately called "The Cove." 

Over the years, this treasured location has undergone significant changes, evolving while maintaining its natural beauty and rich history. The image serves as a poignant reminder of the dedication to preserving our beloved park for future generations.

The Cove, with its serene waters and lush surroundings, remains a favorite spot for both locals and visitors. As the park has developed, efforts have been made to ensure that the spirit and essence of Fort Pierce's natural landscape are preserved.

The Cove: A Place of History and Beauty

Dynamite Point earned its name from the past activities that once took place there. However, today, The Cove is a tranquil retreat, perfect for kayaking, fishing, and simply enjoying the peaceful environment. The transformation from a bustling point of industrial activity to a serene cove exemplifies the community’s commitment to conservation and recreation.

Preserving the Past for the Future

Fort Pierce Inlet State Park's journey is a testament to the power of community efforts in environmental conservation. By protecting and enhancing this beautiful area, we ensure that future generations can experience and appreciate its unique charm.

Visit and Explore

Next time you visit Spunky’s Surf Shop, take a moment to view this historical photo and reflect on the park's evolution. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, exploring The Cove and the rest of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is a must-do to truly understand and appreciate the area's natural and historical significance. The State park isn't just preserving our beaches and access to the ocean but the inlet and our beautiful Indian River Lagoon. 

Embrace the past, enjoy the present, and look forward to a future where our natural treasures are preserved and celebrated within the Treasure Coast.