Tag: state parks

Staff ReportsJuly 4, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott has proclaimed July as “Recreation and Parks Month” in Florida, the Florida Park Service announced this week. “People from across the world come to Florida to enjoy our state’s natural beauty,” Scott said in a statement. “I encourage all Floridians and visitors to take advantage of our 175 state parks. “Our state […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 12, 2017

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) — […]


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