Brevard County Parks Update: Many Parks, Fields and Ramps Remain Closed

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Due to extensive damage from Hurricane Irma, many of the parks, fields and ramps remain closed until we can further evaluate the damage.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Due to extensive damage from Hurricane Irma, many of the parks, fields and ramps remain closed until we can further evaluate the damage.

Boat ramps and docks cannot be evaluated until waters start to recede due to the high water level.

There will be many locations throughout the parks that will remain unsafe to access until repairs can be completed and debris has been cleared.

The Parks and Recreation Department is asking for the community to please abide by these closures for safety concerns as maintenance crews continue to work expeditiously on recovering and repairing the parks as quickly as possible.

The status of the parks will continue to be monitored across Brevard County. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available at www.brevardparks.com and on the Parks and Recreation social media pages.

Residents are encouraged to contact local parks to ensure they are open before visiting.

Here are the Park Closures expected Nov. 28 – Dec. 12.

All Community Centers are now OPEN

North Area Closed:

  • Hatbill Park
  • Manatee Hammock
  • Kennedy Point Park
  • Space View Park*
  • Rotary Riverfront Park*
  • Scottsmoor Landing
  • Six-Mile Creek
  • Cracker Jacks South Catwalk

Space View Park is only open up to the seawall. Rotary Riverfront Park South is closed, but Rotary Park North, that includes bathrooms, pavilion and playground, is open.

Tom Statham Park is open, shoreline area and playground remain closed. Fox Lake Park is open; the Fox Lake Park boat ramp and two pavilions remain closed.

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Central Area Closed:

  • Lee Wenner Park
  • McFarland Park
  • F. Burton Smith Regional Park*

*F. Burton Smith Regional Park open to pavilion use only; the playground and restrooms remain closed.

Boat Ramps that are open:

  • Marina Boat Ramp
  • Parrish Park Titusville Boat Ramp (one ramp open — located on east side)
  • Kelly Park East Boat Ramp
  • Kiwanis Island Park Boat Ramp (south side only)
  • Christenson’s Landing
  • Eau Gallie Boat Ramp
  • 1st Street Boat Ramp Grant
  • Lake Shepard Boat Ramp
  • Lake Washington Boat Ramp
  • POW/MIA Boat Ramp
  • Jorgenson’s Boat Ramp
  • All remaining boat ramps are Closed.

The Habitat Golf Course, Spessard Holland Golf Course, and Savannah’s Golf Course are open for play.

Wickham Park Campground is open. Long Point Campground has 167 of 170 camp sites open — the remaining camp sites remain closed due to water.

Manatee Hammock Campground has 125 sites open — all other sites remain closed.

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