Charlotte County Emergency Management has announced that they have been able to open 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 Charlotte County Parks. Please keep in mind there remains vegetative debris in parks and waterways. Visitors should avoid these areas. 𝗔𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗰𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀, 𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗹𝘀, 𝘀𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘀𝗵𝗽𝗮𝗱𝘀, 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗳𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘆𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗹 𝗳𝘂𝗿𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗲.
𝗕𝗼𝗮𝘁 𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗽𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀. Please be advised that many hazards remain, including below the surface of our canals and waterways. Please be vigilant. For navigation purposes, there was extensive erosion and shoaling may have occurred that has reduced or eliminated channels. Debris removal is being planned, but has not yet begun.
𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀: Ainger Creek Park, Allapatachee Shores Park, Anger Fishing Pier, Audubon-Pennington Nature Park, Butterford Waterway Park, Centennial Fishing Pier, Darst Park, El Jobean Boat Ramp, El Jobean Fishing Pier, G.C. Herring Park, Hathaway Park, Midway Park, Ollie’s Pond Park, Placida Park , Riverside Park, San Domingo Park, Scotts Lot, and St. Paul Linear Park
𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀: Ann & Chuck Dever Regional Park, Bayshore Live Oak Park, Bissett Park, Centennial Park, Deep Creek Park, Englewood Beach/Chadwick Park, Englewood East Park, Franz Ross Park, Harold Avenue Regional Park, Harbour Heights Park, Lake Betty Park, Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Park, Live Oak Point Park, Maracaibo Kidspace Park, Port Charlotte Beach Park, Randy Spence Park, Rotonda Park, South County Regional Park, South Gulf Cove Park, Tringali Park, William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park.
𝗠𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗼𝗺𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱. Portable toilets and handwashing stations are available at Franz Ross Park, Centennial Rec Center, South County Regional Park, South Gulf Cove, Ann & Chuck Dever Regional Park and Deep Creek Park.
𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱: Amberjack Environmental Park, Bill Coy Preserve, Boca Grande Fishing Pier, Cape Haze Pioneer Trail, Carmalita Park, Cedar Point Environmental Park, Charlotte Flatwoods Environmental Park, Chester Roberts Park, Higgs Park, Katherine Ariens Park, Larry Taylor Kiwanis Park, McGuire Park, Oyster Creek Environmental Park, Peace River Preserve, Placida Fishing Pier, Prairie Creek Preserve, Shell Creek Preserve, Spring Lake Park, Thornton Key Preserve, Tippecanoe Environmental Park and Tippecanoe II.