From the St. Johns River Water Management District

 Trail repairs are underway on sections of the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka Loop Trail. The work, which requires closing the lakeside section of the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, will repair damage from Hurricane Irma.

WHAT: Detour on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

WHEN: Starting May 4, and ongoing through June

WHERE: Lakeshore Spur Road, located west of Welland Road at the historic pumphouse and Laughlin Road Extension, south of Roach Road

To ensure public safety, signs direct visitors to accessible routes in the area. Visitors are asked to obey all posted notices as well as to always use caution while recreating on district property. More information about recreational closures is available at

About the St. Johns River Water Management District

St. Johns River Water Management District staff are committed to ensuring the sustainable use and protection of water resources for the benefit of the people of the district and the state of Florida. The St. Johns River Water Management District is one of five districts in Florida managing groundwater and surface water supplies in the state. The district encompasses all or part of 18 northeast and east-central Florida counties. District headquarters are in Palatka, and staff also are available to serve the public at service centers in Maitland, Jacksonville and Palm Bay.

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