Islamorada has announced the temporary closure of its public parks, beaches and …

Islamorada has announced the temporary closure of its public parks, beaches and boat ramps per the statement below:

Islamorada, Village of Islands What’s Happening at Founders Park

All Islamorada Activities, Public Parks, Public Beaches and
Public Boat Ramps Will be Closed to the Public

Founders Park open for Residents/Homeowners Only
Sports lessons, clinics, and Summer Camps to continue as scheduled.

Boat Ramp at Founders Park open for Residents and Lodging Guests Only

To supplement South Florida and Monroe County governmental efforts to reduce the community spread of COVID-19, Islamorada will close all public parks, public beaches, public boat ramps in the Village from Friday, July 24 through Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

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 will be closed to the public. No vehicles, picnicking, tents, chairs, or other items will be 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
Founders Park will be 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 Founders 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.

Plantation Yacht Harbor Marina boat ramp at Founders Park:
The boat ramp at the Plantation Yacht Harbor Marina in Founders Park will be 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, restriction will apply.

Contact Justin Haggerty
Islamorada Parks and Recreation Department
Recreation Program Leader