Park & Trail Closures

We have reopened a majority of our nature preserves and boat ramps, along with several conservation parks, as well as all neighborhood parks.

Residents utilizing these parks are required to follow social distancing guidelines. Be aware that portions of the parks still have some restrictions.

Please see our closures and reopenings page for up to date parks information.

Park open to bicycle and foot traffic, no motorized vehicles

The park is available for walking and biking, but is closed to motorized vehicles due to road damage caused by flooding.

Nature preserve temporarily closed due to nearby construction

The Diamondback Nature Preserve is temporarily closed due to nearby construction. For more information and updates, please call the preserve office at (813) 264-8513.

Camping area update

Due to COVID-19, the park is open, however some amenities may not be available. 

For more information and updates, call that park office at (813) 757-3802.

Important park information

  • Due to COVID-19, the park is open, however some amenities may not be available

High water levels temporarily close some amenities

  • Portions of the boardwalk are closed

The extension on the north end of the boardwalk is temporarily closed. For more information and updates, please call the park office at (813) 987-6204 or the Conservation Parks Administrative Office at (813) 987-6240.

Swimming and amenities update

Due to COVID-19, note the following

  • Swimming areas closed
  • The rest of the park is open, however some amenities may not be available
For more information and updates, please call the park office at (813) 744-5572.

Park closed for wetland mitigation project

The Northwest Equestrian Conservation Park is closed for a wetland mitigation project. The park is expected to re-open early 2021. For more information and updates, please call the Conservation Parks Administrative Office at (813) 987-6240.

Skate park temporarily closed on Feb. 17 and 18, 2021

The Providence Skate Park will be closed Weds. and Thurs., Feb. 17 and 18, 2021 for repair and curing. The park will reopen on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021.

Part of Red Trail temporarily closed

The portion of the red trail connecting Stephen J. Wortham Park to Rhodine Scrub Nature Preserve is currently closed due to a washout. Those wishing to access Rhodine Preserve during this time can use a walk-through gate onto the yellow trail, located at 12560 Rhodine Rd. You will have to park on the side of the road to use this access point.