Phased Increase in Recreational Access
Updated: Friday, July 31, 2020
The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis. Based on guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access to the park is as follows:
The CDC has offered guidance to help people recreating in parks and open spaces prevent the spread of infectious diseases. 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.
Please Recreate Responsibly
Park rangers remain on duty and normal regulations still apply. As services are limited and/or closed to the public, the National Park Service urges visitors to:
Last updated: July 31, 2020