Bayport Pier to Reopen in 2018

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on December 31, 2017

The long-awaited reconstruction of the Bayport Pier is expected to be completed in 2018.

In 2016, the pier suffered significant damage due to Hurricane Hermine.

The process to receive FEMA funding delayed the reconstruction; however, the project is now in the design phase and will be going out for bid shortly. We apologize for the limited access currently available to this valuable amenity at Bayport Park. We appreciate the community’s patience during this process and look forward to it reopening soon.

Located at 4140 Cortez Boulevard, Bayport Park is a seven-acre Hernando County public park that sits on the Gulf of Mexico at the west end of State Road 50. It Includes a 144-foot scenic boardwalk along the coastline, shelters, picnic tables, pavilions, barbecue grills, restrooms, the Bayport – Linda Pedersen Paddling Trail, historic markers and two boat ramps. Popular activities include fishing, crabbing, bird and wildlife watching, picnicking and photography.

The park offers scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico, salt marshes and cabbage palm islands.


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