Beach Closures


Beach Closures

Beach Closures

Lee County-owned beaches and the county-owned Fort Myers Beach Pier are closed until further notice. This includes beach parking lots, restrooms and county-owned beach access points.

Within Lee County, some beaches are owned and managed by municipalities and the state. We encourage partners to visit the following websites to confirm specific closures:

City of Sanibel

Town of Fort Myers Beach

City of Cape Coral

Florida State Parks


The Lee County sites that are closed include:

Beach Parks

  • Bonita Beach Park, Bonita Springs
  • Bowditch Point Park, Fort Myers Beach
  • Bowman's Beach Park, Sanibel Island 
  • Causeway Islands, Sanibel Causeway 
  • Crescent Beach Family Park, Fort Myers Beach
  • Little Hickory Island Beach Park, Bonita Springs
  • Lynn Hall Memorial Beach Park, Fort Myers Beach
  • Matanzas Pass Preserve, Fort Myers Beach 
  • San Carlos/Bunche Beach Preserve, Fort Myers
  • Turner Beach Park, Captiva Island 

Beach Accesses

  • Alison Hagerup Beach Park, Captiva Island 
  • Andy Rosse Lane paddlecraft launch, Captiva Island 
  • Boca Grande Beach Accesses, Boca Grande 
  • Bonita Beach Accesses, Bonita Springs 
  • Dog Beach Park, Fort Myers Beach
  • ​Estero Islands Beach Access, Fort Myers Beach
  • ​Matanzas Bridge Fishing Pier, Fort Myers Beach  

Lee County is also suspending LeeTran beach trolley and tram service effective March 19, 2020. 

It is recommended that on all beaches that remain open the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for social distancing be followed; this includes separating by six feet and not gathering in groups over 10. 


Additional Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lee County Government

Lee County Parks and Recreation


The links provided to external organizations are for your convenience and for informational purposes only. They are not an endorsement or an approval by Lee County of any opinion of the services of the organization. Lee County is not responsible for the accuracy or any of the content on these sites.