The S-65A Boat Lock on the Kissimmee River is temporarily closed starting today to perform required maintenance and repairs. The S-65A Boat Lock will remain closed until June 15.
SFWMD routinely conducts safety inspections for all of its structures and performs preventative maintenance. Other navigational locks will be closed for inspections and repairs in the coming weeks.
Upcoming Temporary Closures
- S-65 Boat Lock from Lake Kissimmee to the Kissimmee River will be closed from June 17-28.
- S-61 Boat Lock from Lake Tohopekaliga to the C-35 Canal will be closed July 6-July 20.
All other navigational locks maintained by the South Florida Water Management District on the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee remain operational.
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.