Water-Related News

Hurricane Irma closes some LCWA-managed preserves

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Important Notice:

Hidden Waters Preserve in Eustis, Crooked River Preserve in Clermont, and Sabal Bluff in Leesburg are now OPEN to the public, along with Hickory Point Park in Tavares.

All other preserves are CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE for the safety of the public and to allow staff to assess any damage after the storm, and to clear any fallen trees and branches that might be a hazard.

Preserves that are still CLOSED to the public include:

  • Bourlay Historic Nature Park, Leesburg
  • Flat Island Preserve, Leesburg
  • Sawgrass Island Preserve, Umatilla