North Fla. state parks reopening after Irma

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The Florida Park Service on Tuesday announced that 20 state parks in the Panhandle and Big Bend have reopened after Hurricane Irma.

But another 147 state parks remain closed because of inclement weather, the park service said.

The following state parks have reopened for day use only:

— Bald Point State Park (Franklin County)

— Camp Helen State Park (Bay County)

— Constitution Convention Museum State Park (Gulf County)

— Deer Lake State Park (Walton County)

— Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park (Franklin County)

— Eden Gardens State Park (Walton County)

— Falling Waters State Park (Washington County)

— Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park (Okaloosa County)

— Grayton Beach State Park (Walton County)

— Henderson Beach State Park (Okaloosa County)

— Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park (Leon County)

— Lake Talquin State Park (Leon, Liberty and Gadsden counties)

— Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park (Jefferson County)

— Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park (Leon County)

— Ochlockonee River State Park (Wakulla County)

— Orman House Historic State Park (Franklin County)

— Ponce de Leon Springs State Park (Holmes and Walton counties)

— St. Andrews State Park (Bay County)

— St. Marks River Preserve State Park (Leon and Jefferson counties)

— Torreya State Park (Liberty and Gadsden counties)

For the full list of parks that remain closed, click here.

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