Some state parks still recovering from hurricanes

State park closures because of damage by 2018’s Hurricane Michael:

Updated 4/4/2019

  • Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park, Franklin County. The following use areas are closed:  Sugar Hill Beach Use Area, the East End Special Use Area and the East Slough Overlook Trail. The East Slough Beach Use Area is open for parking and access to the beach. 
  • Florida Caverns State Park, Jackson County. Park remains closed. 
  • T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Gulf County. The south end of the park opened on January 19, 2019 for day use beach access and the boat ramp is open but there is limited parking for visitors. The park suffered significant damage from Hurricane Michael, including a breach that connected the Gulf to the Bay severing the park just north of the boat ramp, Eagle Harbor area. Roads, utilities and several facilities were destroyed and are not accessible. It will be some time before camping or cabins are available.
  • St. Andrews State Park. St. Andrews State Park has re-opened for partial day-use recreation and limited camping. Camping will be available on a walk-in basis only, no reservations.  
  • Three Rivers State Park. Three Rivers State Park campground remains closed. Repairs to the campground are near completion and should reopen soon. Day-use area has reopened.

State park closures because of damage by 2017’s Hurricane Irma

  • Long Key State Park. Day-use area is open. Due to campground reconstruction, all campground reservations are closed through at least December 31, 2019. 
  • Bahia Honda State Park. Portions of the park are closed to the public. Sandspur Beach and Sandspur campground are closed until further notice.

 

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