AUSTIN, Texas - Travis County Parks is updating park operations after the county recently entered Stage 4 on Austin Public Health's five-stage COVID-19 risk plan.
Park amenities will be limited to the use of trails and boat ramps. TCP says once the community goes back to Stage 3 or lower, additional amenities will open and a date will be announced for reservations for camping sites, shelters, athletic fields, and Hamilton Pool Preserve.
The following county parks will be open only for day use from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for walking, hiking, biking and other permitted activities:
- Reimers Ranch Park
- Mansfield Dam Park (No Day-Use. Boat Ramp only. No commercial use.)
- Pace Bend Park (Collier boat ramp open)
- Arkansas Bend Park
- Richard Moya Park (trails, limited parking)
- Northeast Metro Park (trails, limited parking)
- Southeast Metro Park (trails, limited parking)
- East Metro Park (trails, limited parking)
- Webberville Park (Boat Ramp and trail use only)
- Little Webberville Park (Boat Ramp only)
- Loop 360 Park (Boat Ramp only. No commercial use)
- Mary Quinlan Park (Boat Ramp only. No commercial use)
- Cypress Creek Park (Boat Ramp only. No commercial use)
- Barkley Meadows Park
- Fritz Hughes Park
- Tom Hughes Park
- Selma Hughes Park
- Allen Park
- Ben E. Fisher Park
- Windmill Run Park
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Athletic fields, swimming pools, commercial use of boat ramps, pavilions or group shelters, park playscapes, picnic tables and BBQ grills in these parks are closed or not operational.
Bob Wentz Parks, Hippie Hollow Park, Del Valle softball fields, Hamilton Pool Preserve and Sandy Creek Park are all closed to the public until further notice.
For a park-specific list of guidelines and procedures, visit the TCP's COVID-19 preparedness page.
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