Adopted Master Plan Available!
A copy of the Highlands County Parks and Recreation Master Plan that was adopted by the BOCC on July 21, 2015 is now available!
“Highlands County will facilitate the management of facilities for a recreation system that includes parks, trails and other recreational opportunities that meet the needs of a growing community. The County shall continue to seek opportunities for a connected recreation system linking neighborhoods, trails and parks.”
The County-wide Open Space Parks and Recreation Master Plan is a detailed planning guide that is specifically focused on the future of parks and recreation in Highlands County. The process of drafting the Plan examined the following areas:
- Existing community resources
- Parks, recreation and open space criteria
- Needs concerning parks, recreation, greenways and conservation lands
- County objectives with an action plan for implementation