Water-Related News

Lee County boat ramps to close temporarily for ramp maintenance

Lee County logo

County will only allow one ramp to be closed at a time

FORT MYERS – Davis Boat Ramp, 2227 Davis Blvd., Fort Myers, will close Monday, May 16, through Monday, July 18, for routine maintenance and repairs. The ramp is expected to reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 19.

Boaters can use nearby Alva Boat Ramp along the Caloosahatchee River, 21580 Pearl Street, Alva.

Following completion of that project, the Matlacha Park Boat Ramp, 4577 Pine Island Road, Matlacha, will close for maintenance and repairs. That closure will begin Wednesday, July 20. The ramp will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Pine Island-area boaters can use the county’s nearby ramp at Lavenders Landing in Bokeelia, 7290 Barrancas Ave, N.W. seven days a week. Or they can launch at Pine Island Commercial Marina, 6001 Marina Drive, on weekends and county-observed holidays. The ramp is not open to recreational boaters on weekdays.

Visit www.leeparks.org/parks for the latest updates on both projects. To receive updates from Lee County Government, sign up for the newsletter here: www.leegov.com/resources/newsletters.

For more information about Lee County Parks & Recreation locations, amenities and other special events, visit www.leeparks.org, call 239-533-7275 or email leeparks@leegov.com.