Birdwatchers love New Smyrna Beach. Savor the Experience of finding your favorite of more than 400 species of birds. Canaveral National Seashore is a protected bird sanctuary, and the waters of both the Atlantic and the Indian River provide fertile ground for some incredible bird watching. The Great Florida Birding Trail-a collection of sites recognized by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for excellent birding-runs through and includes New Smyrna Beach. This is one destination that makes the heart of every bird lover soar.