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Pine Island observation deck reopens to the public

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on August 1, 2018

The Alfred McKethan/Pine Island Park observation deck, destroyed by Hurricane Hermine in 2016, has been restored and is now open to the public. Located at 10840 Pine Island Drive just west of Weeki Wachee on the Gulf of Mexico, this observation deck is a popular spot for holding weddings and watching sunsets. The total project cost was approximately $27,000.

The observation deck at Bayport in 2016 after Hurricane Hermine.

Hernando County Parks and Recreation offers an impressive park system with more than 20 developed parks on 424 acres and 452.5 acres of open space. Our parks support a wide array of recreational activities, from casual strolling to active sports such as baseball, soccer, boating and swimming.

The restored Pine Island observation deck in July 2018.