The Riverwalk Condominiums are built on the part of the North Causeway that leads to the waterfront and beaches. All of the condos have a view of the Indian River North. From your condo, you can also see the Marine Discovery Center and the southern edge of the Spruce Creek Preserve. The causeway is one of the two main arteries leading from the mainland side of town over to the beach.
Living on the North Causeway is about as centrally located as you can get when living in the New Smyrna Beach area. To the west of you is the main part of town where you can find grocery stores, pet supply stores, and plenty of restaurants for you to choose from along with a number of parks and nature preserves. To the east is the beach, more shopping, and more great places to grab a great meal or go out for a nightcap.
As a major thoroughfare from the mainland to the beachside, the causeway itself is a bustling stretch of road. It stays active from the early hour mornings until late into the night. Thankfully, the condo buildings are set back off the main road where you are likely to encounter less traffic. However, as a large condominium complex, you and your pooch must learn to cope with a certain amount of traffic during the day and early evening. There is another condo complex on the same road and it is an alternative route to the Discovery Center.
You and your pup have plenty of sidewalks to use for walking along with some open, undeveloped areas where there is enough room for you to let your dog stretch their legs. The engineers who designed the bridge added protected pedestrian walkways so you can hike over to the beach for your daily walks or on the weekends for a change of pace.
From your balcony, you have a fabulous view of the southern end of the Spruce Creek Preserve. The entrances to the preserve are a little further to the north, but the short drive will be worth it. The preserve covers over 1,600 acres and includes both forests and swamplands. There are plenty of trails for the two of you to hike on, including those you can follow all the way to Rose Bay if you are up to the 6-mile round trip hike.
If you take the causeway to the beach, you and your pooch can make good use of the soft sand for a good workout as it makes you work for every step you take. By the time you reach the end of your outbound walk, you both should be ready for something a little easier. For this, you can use the wet sand that is easier, providing an opportunity to play in the surf on your way.