SOUTH FLORIDA — The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) re-opened most of its navigational locks to public access Thursday, Nov. 10. All navigation locks return to normal operating hours Friday, Nov. 11.
SFWMD-operated locks re-opened for normal operating hours:
Martin County: S-135 Boat Lock, J&S Fish Camp
Okeechobee County: G-36 Boat Lock, Henry Creek
Okeechobee County: S-193 Boat Lock, Taylor Creek
Glades County: S-127 Boat Lock, Buckhead Ridge
Glades County: S-131 Boat Lock, Lakeport
Hendry County: S-310 Boat Lock, Clewiston
Okeechobee/Glades County: S-65E Boat Lock, Kissimmee River
Okeechobee/Highlands County: S-65D Boat Lock
Osceola/Polk County: S-65A Boat Lock
Osceola/Polk County: S-65 Boat Lock, Lake Kissimmee
SFWMD-operated locks re-opening today, Nov. 11, for normal operating hours:
Osceola County: S-61 Boat Lock, Cypress Lake and Lake Tohopekaliga
To check operating hours, visit SFWMD.gov/Navigation. To get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways, click HERE and follow SFWMD on Facebook and Twitter.
Anglers and boaters may also access local waterways through other public boat ramps. Visit FWC Boat Ramp Finder to find one near you.