Florida State Parks Slowly Reopen

On Friday, May 1, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that beginning Monday, May 4, some Florida State Parks will re-open access to trails, day use areas and beach access with limited facilities. This does not include all Florida state parks at this time.

Limited List of Florida State Parks Reopen Monday with Restrictions

Effective Monday, May 4, DEP will implement phase one to reopen the Florida State Parks. As these parks are re-opening, DEP will be taking measures to ensure the protection of staff and the public. During this early phase of re-opening, visitors should expect limited hours, capacity and amenities. 

Visitors will be asked to practice proper social distancing, to limit group size to 10 or less and to stay six feet apart. DEP is actively working to develop the next phase of additional openings that can be expected over the coming days.

Phase one includes approximately 80 parks and trails throughout Florida. Portions of these parks and trails have been identified that can be reopened for day use with limited risk to visitors and staff.

Limited partial openings are available at the following parks. Please visit the individual park page for information:

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