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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2010
CONTACT: Kristin Lock, (850) 245-2112 or (850) 778-7294 (cell)
  Jessica Sims, (850) 245-3029, (850) 251-0834 (cell)

Three DEP Florida State Parks Close Campgrounds in Keys Due to Tropical Storm Warning

 

TALLAHASSEE — Three of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s state parks in the Florida Keys are temporarily closing campgrounds to overnight visitors today due to a Tropical Storm Warning. Campers with reservations for this evening will be notified by ReserveAmerica. Day-use areas will remain open. In order to provide the safest conditions possible for park visitors, these amenities will be closed until further notice.

State park campground closures include:

Bahia Honda State Park
36850 Overseas Highway
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
(305) 872-2353

Curry Hammock State Park
56200 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050
(305) 289-2690

Long Key State Park
67400 Overseas Highway
Long Key, FL 33001
(305) 664-2540

Visitors can contact state parks directly for the most up to date information on park closures, or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org

Curry Hammock State Park

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Last updated: January 25, 2011

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