Parts of Lake Apopka North Shore reopens

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply District reopens 26 propertiesFrom the St. John’s River Water Management DistrictMore St. Johns River Water Management District conservation lands are reopening to public recreation following Hurricane Irma’s impact last week. Openings are made as the district continues its in-depth assessment of recreational access points, levees, trails and boat ramps.The following properties have reopened, some with limited access as repairs are made.Black Creek Ravines Conservation AreaCanaveral Marshes Conservation AreaClark Bay Conservation AreaDeep Creek Conservation Area – Dog Branch stormwater portion onlyDunns Creek Conservation Area and Wildlife Management Area (walk-in only)Emeralda Marsh Conservation Area – Area 6 (Bull Hammock parking area) is open for walk-in only. Areas 2 and 4 can be accessed by boat via Lake Griffin. Areas 3, 5 and 7 remain closed due to restoration activities.Gourd Island Conservation AreaJulington-Durbin Preserve, except the Red Trail, which is closed due to high waterLake Apopka North Shore – Red Trail, off County Road 448ALake Jesup Conservation Area – Cameron Avenue and Marl Bed Flats trailheadsLake Monroe Wildlife Management Area and Lake Monroe Conservation AreaLake Norris Conservation AreaLongleaf Flatwoods ReserveMoses Creek Conservation AreaMurphy Creek Conservation AreaOrange Creek Restoration AreaPellicer Creek Conservation AreaSeminole Ranch Conservation Area and Seminole Ranch WMAStokes Landing Conservation AreaSunnyhill Restoration Area – North TractTwelve Mile Swamp Conservation AreaUpper St. Johns River Marsh Water Management Area (WMA), which includes Blue Cypress, Three Forks and River Lake conservation areas. Two access areas within the WMA remain closed, including the Moccasin Island tract of the Upper St. Johns River Marsh WMA (Wickham Road) and the C-54 Canal.All other district lands remain closed. The district continues to assess damage to its lands resulting from Hurricane Irma, with a goal to reopen the properties for recreational uses as soon as it is safe to do so.For continuing updates on district operations, visit the district’s website, www.sjrwmd.com. TAGSLake ApopkaSt. Johns River Water Management District Previous articlePickup of Apopka storm debris delayedNext articleFlorida Hospital rolls out next-generation bed for tiny patients Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your comment! UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your name herelast_img


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