Last updated on July 2nd, 2020 at 06:22 pm

The following parks are closed over the 4th of July holiday weekend due to local closure orders.

  • Avalon State Park – St. Lucie county, July 3 – 6, 2020
  • Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park – Miami-Dade county, July 3 – 7, 2020
  • Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park – Broward county, July 3 – 6, 2020 
  • Fort Pierce Inlet State Park – St. Lucie county, July 3 – 6, 2020
  • Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • Indian Key Historic State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • John D. MacArthur Beach State Park – Palm Beach county, July 3 – 6, 2020
  • Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020  
  • St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park – Martin county, July 3 – 6, 2020
  • The Barnacle Historic State Park – Miami-Dade county, July 3 – 7, 2020
  • Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 

The following parks are closed to some activities due to local closure orders.

  • Bahia Honda State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • Curry Hammock State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park – Broward county, July 3 – 6, 2020
  • John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • Long Key State Park – Monroe county, July 3 – 7, 2020 
  • Oleta River State Park – Miami-Dade county, July 3 – 7, 2020 

The following park is closed for day use activities.

  • Ybor City Museum State Park – Hillsborough County

Admission fees are being collected at parks that are open, but cash transactions are limited to exact change. Credit and debit cards may also be used, or you can purchases in advance online before your visit.

Pay Before You Go — State Park Day Passes.

Pre-purchased day passes do not guarantee park entry. They are not a reservation, and you may still be turned away at parks that reach capacity.

Parks and their restrictions are listed here in alphabetical order. Readers should click links on the name for more updates.

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Newly reopened

Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park (Broward County)

Open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., including the boat ramp, marina and restrooms, beaches, and concessions. The Port Everglades Inlet Jetty is closed. Due to limited visitation, the park may close early and may remain closed for several hours. The picnic pavilions, picnic area and two beach restroom (due to erosion) are closed. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or few people.

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park (Palm Beach County)

Open, including beaches, beach restrooms and one on the nature trail. Tram service will be limited to those with special needs. Due to limited visitation, the park may be closed early and may remain closed for several hours. The Nature Center and restrooms, picnic pavilions, playground and tram service are closed. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or few people.

Barnacle Historic State Park (Miami-Dade County)

The park is closed on Tuesday for cleaning and maintenance. Due to limited visitation, the park may be closed early and may remain closed for several hours. The Munroe House, Boat House and Gift Shop are closed. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or few people.


For Campground Safety Guidance, go to: Protect Yourself and Others


These parks are open (with restrictions)


Addison Blockhouse Historic State Park

Maintained for cultural preservation and is not open to the public. Contact Tomoka State Park, 386-676-4050 for more information. 


Alafia River State Park

14326 S CR 39, Lithia FL 33547

Alafia River State Park is in southeastern Hillsborough County, about 30 miles southeast of Tampa, and consists of 6,312 acres. Recreation includes camping, fishing, canoeing, and picnicking. Forty miles of trails offer horseback riding, hiking, and some of the best off-road bicycling in the state

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. Picnicking and limited trails are available. Bike rentals are not available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people. The Thatcher Road access to the kayak launch periodically closes due to flooding. For information, please contact the park office at 813-672-5320.

Campground reservations: ReserveAmerica

Reservations can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.


Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee FL

Open for day use activities 8 am to sunset. Canoe/Kayak launch is available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park

4335 Firetower Rd., Haines City FL

Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Amelia Island State Park

State Road A1A North, Jacksonville FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. At this time there is no driving on the beach. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Anastasia State Park

300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine FL 

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Anclote Key Preserve State Park

Offshore, Tarpon Springs FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Atlantic Ridge Preserve State Park

8303 SW Lost River Road in Stuart, FL

Social distancing rules apply.


Avalon State Park

State Road A1A North, North Hutchinson Island FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Trash cans and restrooms are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Bahia Honda State Park

36850 Overseas Highway, Big Pine Key FL 33043

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. The beach and trails are available. The concession is closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Bald Point State Park

146 Box Cut Road, Alligator Point FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Beach hours of access will align with local county ordinances. Beach areas are available 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Barnacle Historic State Park (Miami-Dade County)

3485 Main Highway, Miami FL 33133

The park is closed on Tuesday for cleaning and maintenance. Due to limited visitation, the park may be closed early and may remain closed for several hours. The Munroe House, Boat House and Gift Shop are closed. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or few people.


Becker-South Fork State Park

Open for day use, Contact Lake Manatee State Park at (941) 741-3028 for access information. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Becker-Wingate Creek State Park

38620 East State Road 64, Myakka City

Open for day use, Hiking and biking are limited to mostly sandy fire breaks. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Contact Lake Manatee State Park at (941) 741-3028 for access information.


Big Lagoon State Park

12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola FL 32507 (Escambia County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset.  Trails and canoe/kayak launch are available. Boat ramp is closed for improvements. Boardwalk and playground are also closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

The boat ramp area is temporarily closed for improvements. Portions of the boardwalk system at the East Beach Picnic Area will be temporarily closed as staff works to re-deck the existing boardwalks. The campground playground has been removed due to safety concerns. The swings in the campground remain safe and are available for use. Also, the playground at the West Beach Day Use Area is temporarily closed for repairs.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Big Shoals State Recreation Area

18738 Southeast 94th St., White Springs FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Big Talbot Island State Park

State Road A1A North, Jacksonville FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Boat/kayak launch available. Trash cans and restrooms are available, all other park facilities, are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler guide to Big Talbot Island State Park. (This article may include features that aren’t open.)


Blackwater Heritage State Trail

5533 Alabama Street, Milton FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Blackwater River State Park 

7720 Deaton Bridge Rd, Milton FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities, including the playground, are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Blue Spring State Park

2100 W French Avenue, Orange City FL 32763

Open for day use activities 8 am until sundown. Picnicking and trails are available. Swimming is available at a reduced capacity. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people. If you’re going, arrive early. This park often reaches capacity.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Bulow Creek State Park

3351 Old Dixie Highway, Ormond Beach FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

3501 Old Kings Road, Flagler Beach FL

Open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler guide to Bulow Plantation Ruins.. (This article may include features that aren’t open.)


Caladesi Island State Park

Offshore Island, Dunedin FL 34698

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. The ferry service is not available. The snack bar is closed. The beach, picnic facilities and trails are available. Bike rentals are not available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

Boat camping closed.


Camp Helen State Park

23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Cayo Costa State Park (beachside boat access only)

4 Nautical Miles West of Pine Island (26.685789, -82.245381)

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for boaters on the beachside of the island. Visitors may engage in active recreation, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Park fees do not apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Cedar Key Museum State Park

12231 S.W. 166 Court, Cedar Key FL 

Open for day use activities ,Thursday – Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum remains closed until further notice. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve

29.204539, -82.987923, Cedar Key FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

12301 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset.  Boat/kayak launch available. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park

End of Cockroach Bay Road, Ruskin FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Collier-Seminole State Park

20200 Tamiami Trail E., Naples FL 34114

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Colt Creek State Park

16000 SR 471, Lakeland FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Constitution Convention Museum State Park

200 Allen Memorial Way, Port St. Joe FL 

Open for day use, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Monday. The museum and restrooms are closed. No fees at this time. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Crystal River Archaeological State Park

3400 N. Museum Point, Crystal River FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities, including restrooms, are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. This Florida Rambler story includes information on Crystal River Archaeological Park.


Crystal River Preserve State Park

3266 N Sailboat Ave., Crystal River FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities, including restrooms, are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Curry Hammock State Park

56200 Overseas Hwy., Marathon FL 33050 (Monroe County)

Open for day use activities 8 am to sunset. The beach, trails and canoe/kayak launch are available. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

7200 Battlefield Parkway, Bushnell FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Preserve State Park

County Road 905, Mile Marker 106, Key Largo FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


De Leon Springs State Park

601 Ponce de Leon Blvd., De Leon Springs FL 

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. Picnicking and trails are available. Swimming is available at a reduced capacity. The Sugar Mill Restaurant is closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Deer Lake State Park

6350 E County Road 30-A, Santa Rosa FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Delnor-Wiggins State Park

11135 Gulfshore Drive, Naples FL

Open for day use activities (see hours of operation and fee information below).The boat ramp and canoe launch is available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

 


Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park

4732 Millhopper Rd., Gainesville FL 

Open for day use activities 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The park is closed Monday and Tuesday.. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Don Pedro State Park, Cape Haze (island only)

8450 Placida Road, Cape Haze FL

Beach access only is open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Visitors may engage in active recreation, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities, including restrooms, are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler article that includes Don Pedro State Park.


Dudley Farm Historic State Park

18730 W. Newberry Road, Newberry FL 32669

Open for day use activities 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday, closed Monday & Tuesday. The visitor center is closed. Picnicking and trails are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Dunns Creek State Park,

320 Sisco Road, Pomona Park

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Econfina River State Park

4741 Econfina River Road, Lamont FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Eden Gardens State Park

181 Eden Gardens Road, Santa Rosa Beach FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Egmont Key State Park

4905 34th Street South #5000, St. Petersburg FL

The trails and beach at Egmont Key State Park are open from 8 a.m. to sunset for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Estero Bay Preserve State Park

4940 Broadway West, Estero FL (Lee County)

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

137 Coastline Drive, Copeland FL (Collier County)

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. 


Falling Waters State Park

1130 State Park Road, Chipley FL 32428 (Washington County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Fanning Springs State Park

18020 NW HWY 19, Fanning Springs FL 32693 (Gilchrist County)

Open for day use activities including swimming, picnicking and hiking 8 a.m. until sundown. The wayside park, boardwalks, boat dock access, clubhouse, amphitheater, playground and pavilions are closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Faver-Dykes State Park

1000 Faver-Dykes Road, St. Augustine FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Floirda Rambler story on Faver-Dykes State Park. 

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park

Estrada Street, Fernandina Beach FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Florida Caverns State Park

3345 Caverns Rd., Marianna FL 32446

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Picnicking and trails are available. The visitor center and caverns tours are closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail

Admin Offices: 3 La Croix Court, Key Largo FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Forest Capital Museum State Park

204 Forest Park Drive, Perry FL

Open for day use activities 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park is closed on Tuesday & Wednesday. The museum remains closed until further notice. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Fort Clinch State Park

2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach FL 32034 (Nassau)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. to sundown. The concession is closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Fort Cooper State Park

3100 S. Old Floral City Rd., Inverness FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Fort Foster State Historic Site

15402 U.S. 301 N., Thonotosassa FL 33592 (Hillsborough County)

Fort Foster is not open for visitation on a daily basis. The Fort is only opened for guided tours and for special events arranged through Hillsborough River State Park, which is open.


Fort George Island Cultural State Park

11241 Fort George Road, Jacksonville FL (Duvall County)

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Fort Mose Historic State Park

15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine FL 32084 (St. Johns County)

Open for day use activities 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum remains closed until further notice. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

905 Shorewinds Drive, Fort Pierce FL (St. Lucie County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

601 Howard England Way, Key West FL 33040 (Monroe County)

Open for day use activities from 8 a.m. until sundown. The beach, fort and trails are available. The Café is closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

4281 S.R.20, Niceville FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Gainesville to Hawthorne State Trail

3400 SE 15 Street, Gainesville FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on the Gainesville Hawthorne State Trail.


Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area

3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach FL 32136

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. to sundown. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Gasparilla Island State Park

880 Belcher Rd, Boca Grande FL

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. to sunset. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people. Access available from the Sea Grape and Sea Wall parking areas only. 


General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

7683 Berkley Road, Polk City FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Ramblers story on Van Fleet State Trail.


George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park

State Road A1A South, Jacksonville FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park

7450 NE 60th St, High Springs FL 32643 (Gilchrist County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. The concession is closed. Services may be limited. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Grayton Beach State Park 

357 Main Park Rd., Santa Rosa Beach

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown.  The beach, trails and canoe/kayak launch are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Haw Creek Preserve State Park

2099 N. Beach Street, Ormond Beach FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin FL 32541

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Beaches and trails are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people. During peak hours of visitation, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., you may experience long lines and occasional closures while trying to enter the park. Please plan accordingly to avoid delays.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Highlands Hammock State Park

5931 Hammock Rd., Sebring FL

Open for day use activities 8 am to sunset. The Civilian Conservation Corps Museum remains closed until further notice. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Hillsborough River State Park

15402 US 301 N., Thonotosassa FL 33592

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. The pool, restaurant and gift shop are closed. Trails and picnic facilities are available. Bike rentals are not available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people. The stationary bridge is closed for repairs.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

4150 S. Suncoast Blvd.,Homosassa FL 34446 (Citrus County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. The wildlife walk and above desk area of the underwater observatory. are available. The visitor center, trams, boats, reptile house, below deck of the underwater observatory and discovery center are closed. Scheduled manatee feedings are at 11 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Honeymoon Island State Park

#1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on Honeymoon Island State Park. (This article includes features that aren’t open.)


Hontoon Island State Park

2309 River Ridge Rd, DeLand FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on Hontoon Island State Park. (This article includes features that aren’t open.)

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

46 6th Street, Apalachicola FL

Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The trails are available, but the beach access is closed. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.  (This article includes features that aren’t open.)


Ichetucknee Springs State Park

12087 SW U.S. Highway 27, Fort White FL 32038 (Columbia County)

The north and south entrances of Ichetucknee Springs State Park are open for day use. Blue Hole remains closed. The education center and other buildings remain closed. Tram, shuttle services and tube rentals are available on a limited basis. Food services are available at the General Store via the concession window. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors may bring tubes, canoes or kayaks and utilize the hiking trails. The south take out is closed to vehicle traffic. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Indian Key Historic State Park

Offshore Island, Islamorada FL 33036

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Kayak launch available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Indian River Lagoon Preserve State Park

Off US Hwy A1A, Indian River FL (South of Melbourne)

Open from 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


John D. MacArthur State Park

10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, North Palm Beach FL 33408 (Palm Beach County)

Open, including beaches, beach restrooms and one on the nature trail. Tram service will be limited to those with special needs. Due to limited visitation, the park may be closed early and may remain closed for several hours. The Nature Center and restrooms, picnic pavilions, playground and tram service are closed. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or few people.


John Gorrie Museum State Park

46 6th Street, Apalachicola FL

Open for day use, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Monday. The museum and restrooms are closed. No park fees at this time. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Mile Marker 102.5 Overseas Highway, Key Largo FL 33037 (Monroe County)

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. The beach, boat ramp and trails are available. Boat tours and the restaurant are closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

All camping and cabin facilities at this park remain closed through May 31.


Jonathan Dickinson State Park

16450 S.E. Federal Hwy., Hobe Sound FL 33455

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. The trails, canoe/kayak launch and boat ramp are available. Boat tours, equestrian tours, equipment rentals, the restaurant and the visitor center are closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

There is currently no shuttle running from Jonathan Dickinson State Park to Riverbend Park. Anyone wanting to paddle the upper reached of the river, must arrange their own transportation or make their paddle round trip.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

3708 Us Hwy 301, Ellenton FL 34222

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. to sunset. The mansion is closed. The grounds are available for picnicking. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

33104 NW 192nd Ave., Okeechobee FL 34972

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Koreshan State Park

3800 Corkscrew Rd., Estero FL

Open for day use activities 8 am to sunset. Boat ramp and canoe/kayak launch is available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Lake Griffin State Park

3089 U.S. Highway 441-27, Fruitland Park FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Lafayette Blue Springs State Park

799 NW Blue Spring Road, Mayo FL 32066

Open for day use activities 8 am to sundown.  Swimming is closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Lake Kissimmee State Park

14248 Camp Mack Rd., Lake Wales FL 33898

Open for day use activities 7 a.m. until sundown. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people. Boat/kayak launch available.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

3600 Indian Mounds Rd., Tallahassee FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Lake June-in-Winter Scrub Preserve State Park

Daffodil Road, Lake Placid FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Lake Kissimmee State Park

14248 Camp Mack Rd., Lake Wales FL

Open for day use, 7 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Some restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

Campground closed.

 


Lake Louisa State Park

7305 U.S. Hwy 27, Clermont FL 34714

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. Canoe/Kayak launch is available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Lake Manatee State Park

20007 State Road 64 East, Bradenton FL 

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Lake Talquin State Park

14850 Jack Vause Landing Road, Tallahassee FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park

4500 Sunray Road, South, Tallahassee FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park

77200 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada FL 33036 (Monroe County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. The visitor center is closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Little Manatee River State Park

215 Lightfoot Rd., Wimauma FL 

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. Trails and the canoe/kayak launch are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Little Talbot Island State Park

12157 Heckscher Dr., Jacksonville FL 32226

Open for day use activities (see hours of operation and fee information below). The concession is closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Long Key State Park

67400 Overseas Hwy., Long Key FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

Campground closed and not likely to reopen anytime soon, if ever. A few tent sites have been restored, but that’s about it.


Lover’s Key State Park (boat ramp only)

8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. No park fees at this time. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park

8300 W State Road 46, Sanford FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site

955 Bayshore Drive, Terra Ceia FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Madison Blue Springs State Park

8300 NE State Road 6, Lee FL 32059 (Madison County)

Open for day use activities (see hours of operation and fee information below). Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Manatee Springs State Park

11650 NW 115 St., Chiefland FL 32626

Open for day use activities including swimming, picnicking and the hiking 8 a.m. until sunset. The boardwalks, concessions, pavilions and playground are closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway

8282 SE Highway 314, Ocala FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

The opening includes the Withlacoochee Bay Trail, Inglis Bypass Recreation Area, Inglis Lock Recreation Area, Ross Prairie Trailhead, Landbridge Trailhead, Historic Santos Recreation Area, Eureka West Recreation Area, Rodman Recreation Area, Buckman Lock – St Johns Loop North and South, Felburn Park, Inglis Dam and Island Recreation Area, Dunnellon Trail, Shangri-La Trailhead, Santos Trailhead, Baseline Road Trailhead, Kenwood Recreation Area.


Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

18700 S. CR 325, Cross Creek FL

Open for day use, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

6239 State Road 21, Keystone Heights FL 32656

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Trails and picnic facilities are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Mound Key Archaeological State Park

C/O Koreshan State Park, 3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on Mound Key Archaeological State Park.


Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park

6503 North Ocean Dr. Dania Beach FL 33004, (Broward County)

Open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., including the boat ramp, marina and restrooms, beaches, and concessions. The Port Everglades Jetty is closed. Due to limited visitation, the park may close early and may remain closed for several hours. The picnic pavilions, picnic area and two beach restroom (due to erosion) are closed. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or few people.


Myakka River State Park

13208 State Road 72, Sarasota FL 34241

Open for day use activities from 8 a.m. until sunset. Boat tours are not available. The restaurant and canopy walkway are closed. Trails are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

All back country trails and access to the wilderness preserve including deep hole is closed until Monday May 11th.  The park nature trail and river trail will be open during this time. 

In order to protect the alligator population, a temporary fishing restriction is in place at the upper Myakka Lake in the area of the historic weir. 

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

7502 Natural Bridge Rd., Tallahassee FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Nature Coast State Trail

17441 N.W. Old Fanning Road, Fanning Springs FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on Nature Coast State Trail.


North Peninsula State Park

40 Highbridge Rd, Ormond by the Sea FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Beach hours of access will align with local county ordinances. The trails, the kayak launch and the beach are available for active recreation, such as walking, jogging, swimming, fishing, boating and kayaking. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Ochlockonee River State Park

429 State Park Road, Sopchoppy FL 32358

Open for for day use only (boat ramp and picnic area).  Park will be open 8:00 am-sunset, normal entrance fees of $4.00/vehicle or $8.00/boat launch will need to be paid with credit/debit cards or exact change. In addition to the boat ramp, canoe/kayak launch and trails are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park

3500 SE 38th Ave., Okeechobee FL

Open, Wednesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


O’Leno State Park

410 SE O’Leno Park Road, High Springs FL 32643

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. Canoe/kayak launch, picnicking and trails are available. The museum is closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park

5815 Battlefield Trail Road, Olustee FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park.


Orman House Historic State Park

177 5th Street, Apalachicola FL 32320

Open for day use activities (see hours of operation and fee information below). Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

The historic home remains closed until further notice. Due to hazards sustained during Hurricane Michael, the gazebo and the boardwalk in the Chapman Botanical Gardens are closed. 


Oscar Scherer State Park

1843 South Tamiami Tr., Osprey FL 34229

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. The visitor center is closed. Canoe/kayak launch, trails and picnic facilities are available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Palatka to Lake Butler State Trail. 

6065 Twin Lakes Rd, Keystone Heights FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Palatka to St. Augustine State Trail

State Road 207, Elkton FL 32033

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Paynes Creek Historic State Park

888 Lake Branch Road, Bowling Green FL 33834

Open for day use activities 8 am-sunset. The visitor center is closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

100 Savannah Blvd., Micanopy FL 

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Perdido Key State Park

15301 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Ponce de Leon Springs State Park

2860 Ponce de Leon Springs Rd., Ponce de Leon Springs FL 32455

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset.  Swimming is available at a reduced capacity. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Price’s Scrub State Park

9555 NW Highway 320, Micanopy FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Pumpkin Hill Preserve State Park

13802 Pumpkin Hill Road, Jacksonville FL 32226

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Rainbow Springs State Park

19158 SW 81st Place Rd., Dunnellon FL 34432 (Marion County)

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. The concession, canoe, kayak rental and tubing are closed.. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

The park is in the process of restoring sandhill habitat next to the tubing facility off 180th Avenue Road. 

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Ravine Gardens State Park

1600 Twigg Street, Palatka FL 32177

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sundown. A majority of the 1.8-mile loop drive, hiking trails, playground, ravine access, paracourse equipment and the loop restroom are closed during a slope repair project. Restroom availability is limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


River Rise Preserve State Park

373 Southwest US Highway 27, Fort White FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. No park fees at this time. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Rock Springs Run State Reserve

30601 County Road 433, Sorrento FL 32776

Open for day use activities. Trails are open. Horseback riding tours are not available. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to 10 or fewer people.


Rodman Recreation Area and Campground

108 Rodman Dam Rd., Palatka FL 32177

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Some park facilities may be closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

The former public access to the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway State Recreation and Conservation Area (CFG) at Northeast 140th Street (aka Country Club Boulevard) is closed due to its status as a private road. No public greenway access is available at that location; however, access to that area of the CFG is available approximately five miles to the south at the Gore’s Landing Recreation area that is maintained and operated by Marion County Parks and Recreation.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Ross Prairie Trailhead and Campground

10660 SW Hwy 200, Dunnellon FL 34431

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Some park facilities may be closed. The campground remains closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

13201 Progress Blvd., Alachua FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

148 Old Fort Road, St. Marks FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


San Pedro Underwater Archaeological Preserve State Park

77200 Overseas Highway, Islamorada FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Santos Trailhead and Campground

3080 SE 80th St., Ocala FL 34470

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Some park facilities may be closed. The campground remains closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Savannas Preserve State Park

2541 SE Walton Road, Port St. Lucie FL 34952

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset.  Kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Seabranch Preserve State Park

Trailhead @ 6093 SE Dixie Highway, Stuart FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Sebastian Inlet State Park

9700 South State Road A1A, Melbourne Beach FL

Open for day use activities 24 hours a day. The campground, Sebastian Fishing Museum and McLarty Treasure Museum are closed. All other areas of the park are open, including the jetties, boat ramp, catwalks, picnic areas and marina. Exact change is necessary when paying with cash. Credit cards are accepted. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Shangri-La Trailhead and Campground

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Some park facilities may be closed. The campground remains closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Silver Springs State Park

1425 NE 58th Ave., Ocala FL 34470

Open for day use activities 8 am until sundown. Services may be limited. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Skyway Pier State Park

St. Petersburg

The world’s longest fishing pier is open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


St. Andrews State Park

4607 State Park Lane, Panama City Beach FL 32408

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. No services to Shell Island are available at this time. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


St. George Island State Park

1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island FL

Open for day use activities from 8 a.m. until sundown. Restroom availability may be limited. The park will be operating at 50% capacity until further notice.  Once the park has reached capacity, arriving visitors will be told to return later when we can accommodate more guests.  While visiting the park, please adhere to the current CDC guidelines by maintaining 6′ apart and keeping gatherings to 10 people or less. 

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

8899 Cape San Blas Rd., Port St. Joe FL 32456

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. The beach and boat ramp are available at a reduced capacity. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park

Offshore Island, Port Salerno FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset, for active recreation only, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on St. Lucie Inlet Preserve.


St. Marks River Preserve State Park

11950 Tram Rd., Tallahassee FL

Open for day use. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park

1000 Buffer Preserve Dr., Fellsmere FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

11016 Lillian Saunders Drive/ US HWY 41, White Springs FL 32096

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. to Sundown. Museum and Tower are open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily. The museum is closed. Canoe/kayak launch, trails and picnic facilities are available. Restroom availability may be limited. Some park trails are closed. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Stump Pass Beach State Park

900 Gulf Blvd, South end of Manasota Key, Englewood FL 34233

Open for day use activities 8 am until sundown. The boat ramp and canoe/kayak launch is available. There are no equipment rentals at this time. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Suwannee River State Park

3631 201st Path, Live Oak FL 32060

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Suwannee River Wilderness Trail

4298 NW County Road 292,Mayo FL

Open for day kayaking and canoeing. All river camps and facilities are closed. Boat launch access may vary by county. Florida 


Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail

1358 Old Woodville Road, Crawfordville FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset.. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. This Florida Rambler story on the St. Marks area includes information on this scenic bike trail.


Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

2401 Bauer Road, Pensacola FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Terra Ceia Preserve State Park

Park Office: Gamble Plantation Historic State Park, Terra Ceia FL

Open 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Three Rivers State Park

7908 Three Rivers Park Road, Sneads FL 32460

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Tomoka State Park

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset. The boat ramp is available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

7525 W.County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. The beach and trails are available. Tram service to the beach is not available. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Torreya State Park

2576 NW Torreya Park Rd.,Bristol FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Boat/kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Troy Spring State Park

674 NE Troy Springs Road, Branford FL 32008

Open for day use activities 8 a.m. until sunset.  Swimming is closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park

Boat Ramp 29.214050, -82.763564, Gulf Hammock FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Wakulla Springs State Park

465 Wakulla Park Dr., Wakulla Springs FL 32327

Open for day use activities from 8 a.m. until sundown.  The lodge is closed. Swimming is available at a reduced capacity. Cherokee Sink is closed. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

Lodging reservations.

 


Washington Oaks Garden State Park (beach side only)

6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast FL

Open from 8 a.m. to sunset for active recreation, such as walking, jogging, swimming and fishing. Parking is limited. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other parts of the park are closed. Normal fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Normal fees apply. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on the beach at Washington Oaks Garden State Park.


Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee FL 34606 (Hernando County)

Open for kayak launch only. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Wekiwa Springs State Park

1800 Wekiwa Cir., Apopka FL 32712

Open for day use activities 8 am until sunset. Picnicking and trails are available. Swimming is available at a reduced capacity. Restroom availability may be limited. All other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.

For available campsites this weekend, go to ReserveAmerica


Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

8737 US Highway 19 North, Port Richey FL 34668

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Kayak launch available. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

18532 180th Street, Live Oak FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset.. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park

84900 Overseas Highway, Islamorada FL 33036 (Monroe County)

Open for day use activities Thursday through Monday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.. The beach and trails are available. The concession is closed. Restroom availability may be limited, all other park facilities are closed. Visitors are expected to maintain distances of at least six feet apart and limit group size to ten or fewer people.


Withlacoochee State Trail

3100 S. Old Floral City Rd., Inverness FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are available, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people. Here’s a Florida Rambler story on the Withlacoochee State Trail.


Ybor City Museum State Park

1818 E. 9th Avenue, Tampa FL 33605

The museum is closed and so, apparently, is the courtyard.


Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park

Dickerson City Road at Garcon Point Rd (CR-191), Milton FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Restrooms and trash cans are unavailable, all other park facilities are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park

State Road 490, Homosassa FL

Open for day use, 8 a.m. to sunset. Trash cans are available, all other park facilities, including restrooms, are closed. Normal park fees apply. Visitors are expected to maintain safe social distances of at least 6 feet apart and limit group size to 10 people.


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2 Comments

  1. Cynthia Wilson

    How can most of these state parks open, yet Not have functioning rest rooms? (Not open restrooms)

    • I think they are beginning to realize that problem and have started opening rest rooms at some parks. For example, Big Talbot Island just made that change, as did Amelia Island State Park.

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