FL: State continues work to reopen storm-damaged parks

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Portions of Falling Waters State Park, which features Florida’s highest waterfall, reopened Tuesday as work continues to clean and repair damages from last month’s Hurricane Michael, the state Department of Environmental Protection said.

The Washington County park sustained facility, boardwalk, road and trail damages in the Oct. 10 storm. The park remains closed to overnight camping.

“Florida State Parks staff continue to work as quickly as possible to finish remaining clean-up and repairs,” the state agency said.

Read the full story from Florida Politics.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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