Announcements and property closures

District camping notice

Camping areas on district lands throughout its 18 counties reopened May 22, 2020. The district reminds visitors to follow all social distancing and health advisories, following guidance from the state of Florida and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Take drinking water, insect repellent and hand sanitizer.


Following is a list of properties that are closed or have portions closed due to ongoing land management activities. We regret the temporary inconvenience, but the closures are necessary for public safety. If you have concerns or comments about any of these activities, please contact us at landmgmt@sjrwmd.com or 386-329-4404.

Blue Cypress Conservation Area

Posted 3-25 2020

The levees adjacent to the water control structure known as S-96C in the headwaters of the St. Johns River in Indian River County are closed to public access until further notice. The district is currently refurbishing the structure and issued the closure for safety reasons.

Blue Cypress Conservation Area

Posted 10-6 2020

Road 2 at Buck Lake Conservation Area/Buck Lake Wildlife Management Area is closed to vehicular traffic due to flood conditions until further notice. Hunters accessing the property via motorized vehicle may use Road 1 as an alternate route.

Closure map