All State Parks in the Keys Reopen After Hurricane Irma

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All State Parks in the Keys Reopen After Hurricane Irma

~Florida State Parks across the Keys open for visitors to enjoy~

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service has reopened all state parks in the Keys for day use following the impacts of Hurricane Irma. With the opening of Bahia Honda State Park today, all 11 state parks and trails in the Keys have reopened following Hurricane Irma.

Visitor safety remains paramount as response efforts continue. Florida State Parks staff continue to work as expediently as possible to finish remaining clean-up and repairs. Amenities and access to certain areas of the parks may be limited until this work is completed. 

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Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for Hurricane Irma. Visit for updates and information about this storm.

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season runs from June 1 – Nov. 30. For additional information about severe weather in Florida, and to "Get a Plan," visit For continuous updates and recovery tips, follow the State Emergency Response Team on Twitter at @FLSERT and Facebook at