flagler county parks

Shell Bluff Boat Ramp closure extended until 7 a.m. December 18

Shell Bluff Boat Ramp closure extended until 7 a.m. December 18

 The closure at Shell Bluff Boat Ramp, located at the terminus of County Road 67 and Cresent Lake, for repairs has been extended until December 18. “Due to unforeseen circumstances, we need to extend the closure for one more week,” said General Services Director Mike Dickson. “We now plan to reopen the boat ramp by 7 a.m. Monday, December 18.” The official address of Shell Bluff Park is 14331 W. State Road 100. “We appreciate everyone’s patience throughout the delay of this closure so we can complete this work,” Dickson said. “We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.”
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Skate park area within Wadsworth Park closed for repair, renovation

Skate park area within Wadsworth Park closed for repair, renovation

Flagler County Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday that the skate park area within Wadsworth Park is closed until further notice for repair and renovation. The remainder of the park is open. “There are some repairs and renovations that we want to make to the skate park area,” said General Services Director Mike Dickson, who oversees Parks and Recreation. “We apologize for the inconvenience.” The park will reopen once the work has been completed.
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Shell Bluff Boat Ramp closed for repairs

Shell Bluff Boat Ramp closed for repairs

 Shell Bluff Boat Ramp, located on County Road 67 in western Flagler County, is closed until further notice for repairs. “We will get the work done as quickly as possible,” said General Services Director Mike Dickson. “We apologize for the inconvenience to our boating community.” Shell Bluff Park, 14331 W. State Road 100, will remain open. Visitors will still be able to enjoy the picnic pavilion, nature trails, playground, and restroom facilities.
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Land Management performs ‘ecological timber thinning’ on county-owned property

Land Management performs ‘ecological timber thinning’ on county-owned property

June 1, 2023 – Flagler County Land Management is currently working on an ecological timber thinning project on county-owned property that is designed to improve the remainder of the pine tree stand on the site and promote species diversity by stimulating herbaceous plant growth for wildlife. “We want to let people know that this project is not clear cutting for development,” said Public Lands and Natural Resources Manager Michael Lagasse. “This project is performed as part of responsible management practices and is being overseen by Ralph Risch, the designated ‘forester-in-charge,’ to ensure the thinning is done in a way that will…
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Waterfront Park Construction

Waterfront Park Construction

Waterfront Park is currently undergoing construction along a section of the trail, where a new kayak launch will be going in. While this is currently under construction, it means a portion of the trail is fenced off, and a large detour has been put in place. The playground is still fully functional, as is the fishing pier. The detour trail is a dirt trail, but meets back up at the paved trail once you move past the construction zone.
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Land Management to take 8 participants on ‘A Walk in the Park (in the Woods)’ December 14

Land Management to take 8 participants on ‘A Walk in the Park (in the Woods)’ December 14

December 2, 2022 – Flagler County Land Management is hosting a second in its limited guided tour series (limited in the number of participants and frequency) called a "A Walk in the Park" – this event also adds "in the Woods." This second tour takes place at 10 a.m. December 14 at Princess Place Preserve and is limited to eight (8) registrants. The exact meeting location will be released to those who register to take the two-hour walking tour. "The first event was enjoyed by all the participants, so we definitely want to continue the series," said Public Lands and Natural…
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Several Flagler County parks closed until further notice

November 10, 2022 – Several Flagler County Parks are closed until further notice because of flooding caused by Hurricane Nicole – Herschel King Park, Bings Landing, Moody Boat Ramp, Bull Creek Fish Camp, Russell Landing, Shell Bluff, and Princess Place Preserve. “This is all because of flooding,” said General Services Director Mike Dickson. “The floating docks are unusable. We won’t be able to set them until the water recedes.” Though Hurricane Nicole has largely passed, the next two high tides – 9 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. Friday – will impact water levels in Flagler County. At the www.flaglercounty.gov/emergency website, residents can sign…
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