EBRPD Announces Parking Area Closures for Easter weekend

EBRPD Announces Parking Area Closures for Easter weekend

EBRPD Announces Parking Area Closures for Easter weekend
East Bay Regional Park District Announces Temporary Easter Weekend Closures of Parking Areas at Select Regional Parks to Prevent Overcrowding, Maintain Safe Social Distancing

Thursday, April 9, 2020 (Oakland) – New temporary restrictions at select Regional Park parking lots and staging areas will be enforced this Easter weekend, Saturday/Sunday, April 11-12, 2020, with the goal to reduce crowds anticipated to come to parks this weekend.
 
“Respectfully, please don’t drive to Regional Parks this Saturday/Sunday of this Easter weekend,” said Park District General Manager Robert Doyle. “We can’t have the huge crowds that we did a few weeks ago.”
 
“This upcoming weekend, the public should consider staying at home, walking in their neighborhood, or visiting parks on less crowded days or times,” added Doyle. “No picnicking and group activities are allowed by the “Stay-at-Home” orders, which has been in place for the past two weeks.”
 
The following Regional Parks will be affected with temporary parking area closures for this weekend, April 11-12, 2020:
  • Black Diamond Mines – All parking lots closed
  • Briones – Alhambra Staging Area closed
  • Coyote Hills – All parking lots closed
  • Garin – All Parking lots closed
  • Kennedy Grove – All parking lots closed
  • Lake Chabot – Main Parking lot closed
  • Lake Temescal – All parking lots closed
  • MLK – Doolittle South and Arrowhead Staging Areas
  • Mission Peak – Stanford Avenue Staging Area closed (Fenced with no trail access, closed by request of City of Fremont)
  • Miller Knox – All parking lots closed 
  • Trails and open space remain open and accessible to the public (except from the Stanford Avenue Staging Area) on a walk-in and bike-in basis. Some parking lots adjacent to closed picnic areas will also be closed to help maintain safe social distancing.
DogTrekkers can find the status of all EBRPD parks and open space here.

Posted on: April 9, 2020

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