To continue local governmental efforts to reduce the community spread of COVID-19, Islamorada public parks, public beaches, public boat ramps will remain closed through Labor Day. Facilities will reopen to the public on Sept. 8, 2020 at 50% capacity.
The closure includes Anne’s Beach, Library Beach Park and the entire area known as the Fills, from MM 77.5 to 79.8. All parking areas are closed to the public. No vehicles, picnicking, tents, chairs or other items are allowed in any park or the Fills area.
The public boat ramps at East Ridge Road, Blackwood Drive and the Indian Key Boat Ramp will be closed.
The closures do not affect private marinas and private boat ramps. Visitors are encouraged to support the local economy by using private facilities.
Founders Park is open to Islamorada residents and homeowners only. Proof of residency or home ownership is required with a driver’s license, or other legal form of ID, with an Islamorada address or a Founder Park resident ID card. Those using a Founders Park resident ID card must also show ID with the same name. All Founders Park amenities will be open at the 50% capacity level previously established.
The boat ramp at the Plantation Yacht Harbor Marina in Founders Park is open to Islamorada residents/homeowners and lodging guests. Only boats registered to the resident/homeowner or lodging guest will be allowed to use the boat ramp.
Lodging guests must show a lease, reservation or receipt from the vacation rental or hotel of which they are a guest. The document must match the guest’s legal ID. Lodging guests may use the boat ramp but may not remain in the park to use other amenities. Boat ramp fees apply for lodging guests.
When the trailer parking lot is full, restrictions will apply.