The S-310 Boat Lock near Clewiston is now open to public access during normal daytime operating hours, 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., effective immediately. Starting Oct. 1, the lock will be open 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Boats may now use the lock to navigate between Lake Okeechobee and the Industrial Canal and C-21 Canal.
SFWMD maintains several boat locks on the north shore of the lake as well as S-310 on the south shore of the lake. Visit SFWMD.gov/Navigation to get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways. Anglers and boaters may also access local waterways from several access points through public boat ramps. Visit FWC’s Boat Ramp Finder to find one near you.