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Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad
A portion of the Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad
State Trail, currently has approximately 6 inches of
standing water covering parts of the path. Trail users are asked to
please use precaution while traveling through the areas. The
trail is open to the public and if further details or
information is needed please call (850) 487-7989.
Portion of Van Fleet State Trail
Temporarily Closed For Repairs
In order to improve the safety and
usability of the General James A. Van Fleet State Trail, the
Florida Department of Environmental Protectionís Division of
Recreation and Parks will temporarily closed the Bay Lake
Road section of the central to southern end of the Trail for
Trailhead improvements. For a distance of approximately 200
yards south. Trail users are asked to use caution in this
area. Public access is still available at the No. Mabel and
So. Polk County entrances. It is anticipated the Trail will
completely reopen no later than February 2013.
Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail Segment
In conjunction with a major
rehabilitation of the water control structures of the Herbert
Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee, the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers (USACE) has temporarily closed a portion of the
Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST).
on LOST closures, please contact the
South Florida Operations Office of the U. S. Army Corps of
Engineers at (863) 983-8101 or visit the
USACE Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail web page.
Portion of the Palatka-Lake Butler State Trail Closed for
A portion of the Palatka-Lake Butler
State Trail (PLBST) in Putnam County has been temporarily
closed for renovations. A one-mile section of paved trail,
from CR 315 in Grandin, west to Goodson Prairie Road, is
currently closed to public access. The remainder of the paved
portion of the PLBST, from west of Keystone Heights to
Goodson Prairie Road, just east of State Road 26, remains
open to the public.
The 46-mile, Palatka-Lake Butler State
Trail which runs through Putnam, Union, Clay and Bradford is
being paved in phases by the Florida Department of
Transportation, which is currently constructing a 4.1-mile
section of trail in Union County and has just begun
construction on 4.4 miles of trail from CR 315 east to
Holloway Road in Putnam County. With the completion of these
projects, approximately one-third of the PLBST (18 miles)
will have been paved.