City of Austin Parks closed July 4th weekend

Hello Community Gardeners,

All public parks and recreational facilities will be closed during the upcoming July 4th weekend.

Thank you for your cooperation, these measures are being taken in response to the recent in increase in COVID-19 cases in our city.

Please contact me if you have any questions,

Jennifer Steverson


June 29, 2020  

Prompted by an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the City of Austin will close all parks and recreational facilities from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. This includes all City parks, as well as recreational facilities (e.g. golf courses, tennis courts, boat ramps, recreation/cultural centers, museums, Austin Nature & Science Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, preserves, pools, etc). All pre-paid park admission passes will be credited to the park patron’s account or refunded.

Jennifer Steverson, Environmental Program Coordinator

Community Gardens Program| Natural Resources Division| 512.974.9461

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