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State parks closing as severe weather approaches

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According to the Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service, the following state park campgrounds have been closed Wednesday in preparation for the storm:

— Fanning Springs State Park, Fanning Springs (Levy County)

— Lafayette Blue Spring State Park, Mayo (Suwannee County)

— Manatee Springs State Park, Chiefland (Dixie County)

— Ochlockonee River State Park, Sopchoppy (Wakulla County)

— Torreya State Park, Bristol (Liberty County)

— St. Andrews State Park, Panama City Beach (Bay County)

— T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Port St. Joe (Gulf County)

The following state parks are closed until further notice:

— Crystal River Archaeological State Park, Crystal River (Citrus County)

— St. George Island State Park, Eastpoint (Franklin County)

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