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Florida’s Headwaters Boat Ramp to Get Repairs

PALM BAY, Fla. — Access to Headwaters Lake Boat Ramp in Indian River County will be limited to one ramp while the St. Johns River Water Management District repairs the two ramps at the popular facility beginning May 15. Limited access will continue until further notice.

Repairing the sharp drop at the edges of the two boat ramps will allow for smoother launches. One ramp will always be open while work is completed on the other ramp.

Headwaters Lake Boat Ramp is located at the District’s Fellsmere Water Management Area (FWMA), a 10,000-acre reservoir east of the St. Johns Water Management Area, known locally as the “Stick Marsh,” and is the latest addition to the Upper St. Johns River Basin Project. The FWMA boat ramp is located four miles west of Babcock Street on the Fellsmere Grade and includes 36 parking spaces, overflow parking west of and adjacent to the paved lot, and restrooms.


About the St. Johns River Water Management District

St. Johns River Water Management District staff are committed to ensuring the sustainable use and protection of water resources for the benefit of the people of the District and the state of Florida. The St. Johns River Water Management District is one of five districts in Florida managing groundwater and surface water supplies in the state. The District encompasses all or part of 18 northeast and east-central Florida counties. District headquarters are in Palatka, and staff also are available to serve the public at service centers in Maitland, Jacksonville, and Palm Bay.

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