Florida State Parks Closed Until Further Notice

UPDATE 3/23/2020

Effective today, Monday, March 23, 2020, all Florida State Parks will be closed and remain closed until further notice due to coronavirus COVID-19.

Although Florida State Parks limited their hours and capacity limits last week, this did not create the needed reductions in residents visiting the parks in order to slow the spread of the virus.

March 21, 2020

While many Floridians are seeking outdoor activities during the current coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic for fresh air and things to do that allow social distancing, they are heading to public spaces and state parks.

Florida State Parks announced that they will begin closing state parks as they reach visitor limits in order to enforce capacity restrictions.

Florida State Parks Closing Daily as Capacity Limits are Reached

Florida State Parks has reduced the capacity limits within the parks due to COVID-19.

The majority of parks experiencing closures are beach parks or have access to beaches.

*As of March 21, 2020, the following parks will be closed until further notice:

*These lists are subject to change without notice. It is advised that you check online with Florida State Parks or call ahead to see if a park is open.

To locate other state parks in your region, you can use the “Find A Park” feature at www.floridastateparks.org. 

Additionally, to prevent the spread of the virus, FL State Parks has also announced that all events, activities, special event reservations, pavilion rentals and camping/cabin reservations at Florida State Parks have been canceled for the next 60 days.

Hours of all Florida State Parks have been reduced to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Similar to public Florida beaches, all gatherings within the parks and on park beaches will be limited to 10 or less.

To check if a park is still open prior to your visit, check online at FloridaStateParks.org or on their Facebook page.

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