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Travis County parks to close Easter weekend

Thursday, April 2, 2020 by Elizabeth Pagano

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 public health crisis, all Travis County-run parks will be closed over Easter weekend. The closure will apply to all parks, beginning Thursday, April 9, at 8 pm. Some parks may reopen for hiking and biking on Monday, April 13, at 8 a.m., according to a notice from the county. Currently, some county parks are open for day use, though all park playgrounds and restrooms are closed and water fountains are turned off. These parks remain open under these conditions:

  • Reimers Ranch Park (beach access closed)
  • Pace Bend Park (boat ramps closed)
  • Mansfield Dam Park (boat ramp closed; limited parking available)
  • Arkansas Bend Park (boat ramps closed)
  • Richard Moya Park (west end entry and multi-use parking lot)
  • Northeast Metro Park (only trails are open; limited parking)
  • Southeast Metro Park (only trails are open)
  • East Metro Park (only trails are open)
  • Webberville Park (boat ramp closed)

In addition, the following Travis County parks are closed to the public until further notice:

  • Hamilton Pool Preserve (currently closed)
  • Allen Park
  • Bob Wentz Park
  • Hippie Hollow Park
  • Loop 360 Park
  • Cypress Creek Park
  • Sandy Creek Park
  • Tom Hughes Park
  • Mary Quinlan Park
  • Barkley Meadows Park
  • Del Valle Softball Fields
  • Little Webberville Park
  • Fritz Hughes Park
  • Selma Hughes Park
  • Ben E. Fisher Park
  • Windmill Run Park

A map of the parks run by the county is available online. Updates on parks and Covid-19 preparedness at county parks can be found here.

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