Medford News

4/8/2020 - State Parks and Forests Closed as of 4/7/20

Governor Murphy announced that effective at 8pm on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, all state parks and forests will be closed until further notice. This full closure includes all park lots, grounds, facilities, trails, playgrounds. At this time, the State's Wildlife Management Area on Ark Road remains open.

HIKING PROHIBITED
All park gates and entrances are CLOSED. Trail use is PROHIBITED. Save yourself the trip and STAY HOME to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

AREAS PATROLLED
New Jersey State Park Police will patrol park areas to ensure the public is following the Governor’s directives to stay home to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

TOWNSHIP PARKS & OPEN SPACE AREAS
At this time, the Township's PARKS & open space areas will remain open for passive activity such as walking the trails, etc.; however as was previously announced, all social distancing mandates must be followed. The Police Department will be enforcing these restrictions, and should they not be followed, the Township may re-evaluate this decision.

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER
To keep your family and our entire New Jersey family safe, stay home, practice good hygiene and follow all State and CDC guidelines concerning COVID-19.

MORE INFO
To learn more about COVID-19 or find resources, go to https://www.COVID19.NJ.GOV, text NJCOVID to 898-211, or call 211.

For updated COVID-19 information, please follow this Facebook page or visit the Division of Parks and Forestry’s website: https://njparksandforests.org.

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