Water-Related News

Boat ramp closures at Loyce E. Harpe, Saddle Creek parks

BARTOW – Polk County Parks & Recreation will install new boat ramps at Loyce E. Harpe Park in Mulberry, and Saddle Creek Park in Lakeland, starting this week.

The construction will cause certain areas of each park to be inaccessible during this time.

The Saddle Creek boat ramp No. 5, along Morgan Combee Road and closest to Fish Hatchery Road, will be closed through April 30.

The Loyce E. Harpe Park boat ramp No. 2, located at the south end of the park, will be closed May 1 through 7.

All visitors will be able to access the waterways by using the other ramps located at each park. If you have any questions or comments, please call the Polk County Parks & Recreation’s administration office at (863) 534-4340.