The St. Johns River Water Management District will be conducting maintenance at the Lake Apopka North Shore property beginning March 20. During this time, a portion of both Interceptor and Laughlin roads will be closed to hikers and bikers.
Additionally, re-decking of the Bailey bridges at County Road 448A (McDonald Boat Ramp) will begin March 20, and Welland Road (Unit 2 pump house) will begin March 27. The McDonald Canal Boat Ramp, the Shad Boat Ramp, and the North Shore Trailhead will be closed to the public from March 20 through 24.
Both portions of the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive near the construction sites will remain closed for the duration of the projects. Visitors will still have access to the drive and the exit.
To view a map of Lake Apopka North Shore, visit our website at www.sjrwmd.com/static/lands/trailguides/Lake_Apopka_trail_map.pdf.
For the most up-to-date list of open District properties, visit our website at www.sjrwmd.com/lands/recreation/announcements.
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 Apopka, Jacksonville, and Palm Bay.
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