Alerts & Conditions


The National Park Service is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access to the park is as follows:
Open: De Soto National Memorial Visitor Center/trails/parking lot

  • Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Parking lot is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Park grounds are open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset daily
  • Public restrooms are open from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m.

While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, some services may be limited. Please recreate responsibly by following CDC guidance, avoiding high risk activities and staying home if you feel sick. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health.

Last updated: July 28, 2022

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8300 De Soto Memorial Hwy
Bradenton , FL 34209


941 792-0458 x105

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