SANDBAG LOCATIONS: Where you can fill up ahead of tropical conditions

Posted at 12:08 PM, Aug 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-28 13:16:58-04

Sandbag locations are opening up in the Big Bend ahead of Tropical Storm Idalia.

Franklin County - From 1:30 p.m - 5:00 p.m Monday. Empty bags and sand available at each location. Bring your own shoevel.

  • The Old State Yard at 1090 Bluff Rd. in Apaplachicola
  • Vrooman Park at 628 HWY 98 in Eastpoint 
  • Old Courthouse Annex at 1647 HWY 98 in Carabelle

Tallahassee (25 bags per household limit)

  • Mike Blankenship Skate Park at 2909 Jackson Bluff Rd
  • Northwood Centre at 1940 N. Monroe

You will need to bring your own shovels to fill bags. Locations will not be staffed but there will be crews around to help provide bags if needed.
Leon County - (15 bags per household limit)

  • Northeast Branch Library at 5513 Thomasville Road
  • Apalachee Regional Park (Solid Waste Management Facility) at 7550 Apalachee Parkway
  • Fred George Park at 3043 Capital Circle NW
  • Intersections of Oak Ridge Road at Ranchero Road
  • Fort Braden Park, 15000 Blountstown Highway

Bags and ties will be provided on site. County staff will also be on site to help with filling sandbags.
Gadsden County - Starting at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sandbags will be available Monday, August 28, and Tuesday, August 29.
(15 bags per household limit)

  • Post Plant Pit off Post Plant Road  
  • Clark Pit off Edwin Clark Road 

Wakulla County - Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, August 28. (Limit 10 bags per Vehichle)

  • Wakulla County Sheriff's office at 15 Oak St., Crawfordville

Taylor County - Starting at 10 a.m. Monday, August 28. (both sites are self serve)

  • Taylor County Road Department at 587 US Hwy 27
  • Steinhatchee roll-off site at 108 N Jefferson St.

Lafayette County - Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, August 28. (self serve, 25 bag per household limit)

  • Mayo Community Center, 138 SW Community Circle