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Park and Shelter Rentals

Parks are open for passive recreation (walking, running, biking), and some additional amenities; check specific parks for details on the  interactive map . These facilities will remain open as long as visitors adhere to all state and local operating protocols. This is subject to change based on future recommendations and/or requirements from city, county, state or government authorities.
February 2021 update: Level Yellow Indoor and outdoor personal gatherings: up to 10 people from no more than 2 households with face coverings and social distance of 6 feet. Please check back at the end of March 2021.

New Group Rentals

New shelter rental, large group permits, and park alcohol permits are currently suspended until further notice, check back in March 2021.  Groups of 10 or fewer with participants spaced at least 6-feet apart, face coverings worn as feasible, and observation of appropriate disinfection and hygiene practices are allowed. This is subject to change based future recommendations and/or requirements from city, county, state or government authorities. 

Existing Group Rental Update 

Existing private reservations (not open to the public or broadcast on social media) shelter and large group permits that have been considered for groups over 10, with participants spaced at least 6 feet apart, face coverings worn as feasible, and observation of appropriate disinfection and hygiene practices.  

Applicants must provide a written COVID-19 plan in accordance with the statewide  Outdoor Events Guidance .  A complete  COVID-19 PLAN pdf must specifically address how they will facilitate and maintain public health requirements for venues, hosts and attendees. Applicants must use the  Social Distancing Calculator to determine the maximum occupancy of the proposed event footprint. This is subject to change based future recommendations and/or requirements from city, county, state or government authorities.