Hays County officials announced Wednesday, March 25, the closure of all county parks until further notice.
This includes Five Mile Dam Parks, Jacob’s Well Natural Area, and the Gay Ruby Dahlstrom Nature Preserve.
The closures are effective immediately. Due to the coronavirus, several municipalities have already announced the closures of their public and neighborhood parks.
The City of Buda announced yesterday all parks, trails, sports fields, and public bathrooms until further notice.
On Monday, the City of San Marcos announced the closure of their playscapes, dog park, skate park, and Restrooms.
Yesterday, San Marcos officials also announced that all riverfront parks would be closed starting March 24 at 11 PM.
Parks affected include Rio Vista, City Park, Plaza Park, Veramendi, Bicentennial, Children’s Park, Crook Park, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Dog Beach, Capes Park, Thompson’s Island, Stokes Park, Ramon Lucio Park, and Wildlife Annex/Wilderness Park.
These park closures follow the confirmation of the ninth case of COVID-19 today from the Hays County Health Department.