Hurricane Threat Closing Nature Parks, Campgrounds In Area

The threat from heavy rain and high winds to the personal safety of visitors has led various agencies that own or manage conservation lands in the area to close them temporarily.
South Florida Water Management District closed all of its public lands at 5 p.m. Friday.
Southwest Florida Water Management District has temporarily closed all of its campsites .
Polk County Environmental Lands will temporarily close all of its sites to the , public beginning Monday.
Payne Creek Historic State Park near Bowling Green is already closed because of flooding along the Peace River.
The campgrounds/cabins at Alafia River State Park, Colt Creek State Park, Highlands Hammock State Park, Lake Kissimmee State Park and Lake Louisa State Park are closed until further notice.