Boat Launch Fees

Parks & Recreation - Boat Launch Fees Effective January 1, 2022

Fees only apply to the following boat launches:
Fort Island Trail Park
Fort Island Gulf Beach
Hernando Beach
MacRae’s in Homosassa
Fees/Payment Information:
  • $10.00 daily fee for launching a watercraft
  • $25.00 annual pass fee for a resident of Citrus County launching a watercraft (with proof of residency)
  • $75.00 annual pass fee for a non-resident of Citrus County launching a watercraft

Premium Parking Service, L.L.C, has been contracted to handle the collection and enforcement of the launch fees.  Customers will have the option to pay for the launch fees by downloading the Premium Parking app, using the QR code (located at the ramps), or contacting (844) 236-2011 customer service number for payment.  Customers can choose to pay the daily launch fee or register for the resident or non-resident annual passes directly through the Premium Parking software.

Watercraft Definition: any and all kinds of flotation vessels designated for use on the water whether or not motorized including, but not limited to, boats, canoes, kayaks, jet skis, skidoos, pedal craft, pontoon boats, rafts, inflatable craft, tubes, paddleboards, or wind propelled surfboards.

The fees collected will be used to maintain and improve the County boat ramps. 

County ordinance regarding boat launch fees No 2021-01 Resolution 2021-011.  For more information, contact (352) 527-7540.

Francine Nobles

Citrus County Parks & Recreation
2804 W. Marc Knighton Ct.
Lecanto, Fl. 34461
Phone: (352)-527-7540
FAX: (352)-527-7541  

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.