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National and State Park Closure Updates During COVID-19

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From our most beloved national parks to local trail systems, state and federal land managers across the country are temporarily closing facilities, suspending services and restricting access in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. As you look to find ways to get outside safely here’s a list of known national and state park closures. We’ll keep updating the list as more closures and changes are announced, but be sure to check each national park and state park system’s webpage for the latest information.

National Parks
State Parks

National Parks

Acadia National Park, ME

Status: Partially Open
Details: While park open spaces remain open, all park roads, facilities, restrooms, carriage roads, campgrounds, visitor centers and visitor services are closed.
Contact Info: (207) 288-3338 | Website

Arches National Park, UT

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (435) 719-2299 | Website

Badlands National Park, SD

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor centers and entrance stations are closed.
Contact Info: (605) 433-5361 | Website

Big Bend National Park, TX

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor centers, campground and lodge closed. Park open for day use only.
Contact Info: (432) 477-2251 | Website

Biscayne National Park, FL

Status: Partially Open
Details: Land facilities at Convoy Point, Boca Chita, Elliott and Adams Keys are closed. Visitor activities and Biscayne National Park Institute tours are suspended. Park waters remain open.
Contact Info: (305) 230-1144 | Website

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, CO

Status: Partially Open
Details: South Rim Campground and visitor center are closed.
Contact Info: (970) 641-2337 x205 | Website

Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center and park campgrounds closed. Ranger-led programs cancelled.
Contact Info: (435) 834-5322 | Website

Canyonlands National Park, UT

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (435) 719-2313 | Website

Capitol Reef National Park, UT

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center, Gifford House and Fruita campground closed. Ranger-led programs cancelled.
Contact Info: (435) 425-3791 | Website

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM

Status: Partially Open
Details: Cavern and visitor center are closed until further notice. Ranger-led tours cancelled.
Contact Info: (575) 785-2232 | Website

Channel Islands National Park, CA

Status: Partially Open
Details: Mainland visitor center is closed until further notice. The park transportation concessioner Island Packers has temporarily cancelled boat service to the islands.
Contact Info: (805) 658-5730 | Website

Congaree National Park, SC

Status: Partially Open
Details: Frontcountry areas, including the park entrance road, visitor center parking lots and facilities, and certain trails are closed until further notice. Campgrounds are closed.
Contact Info: (803) 776-4396 | Website

Crater Lake National Park, OR

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (541) 594-3000 | Website

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

Status: Partially Open
Details: Boston Mill Visitor Center and some restrooms are closed and all programs are cancelled.
Contact Info: (440) 717-3890 | Website

Death Valley National Park, CA and NV

Status: Partially Open
Details: All restrooms, campgrounds and visitor centers are closed. Some trailheads and secondary roads are closed.
Contact Info: (760) 786-3200 | Website

Denali National Park, AK

Status: Partially Open
Details: Winter Visitor Center, Sled Dog Kennels and Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station are closed.
Contact Info: (907) 683-9532 | Website

Dry Tortugas National Park, FL

Status: Partially Open
Details: All visitor contact stations and campgrounds are closed. Visitor activities are cancelled.
Contact Info: (305) 242-7700 | Website

Everglades National Park, FL

Status: Partially Open
Details: Land-based park access closed. Park waters remain open for access from outside the park.
Contact Info: (305) 242-7700 | Website

Gates of the Arctic National Park, AK

Status: Open
Details: Gates of the Arctic Contact Station at Alaska Centers – Fairbanks closed.
Contact Info: (907) 459-3730 | Website

Gateway Arch National Park, MO

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (314) 655-1600 | Website

Glacier Bay National Park, AK

Status: Closed
Details: The seasonal start of visitor services has been pushed back from May 25 to July 1.
Contact Info: (907) 697-2230 | Website

Glacier National Park, MT

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (406) 888-7800 | Website

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor centers, contact stations, Mather Campground, Desert View Campground and facilities, Trailer Village, the Camper Services building and all lodges are closed. Corridor trails in the inner canyon are closed. All shuttle bus service on the South Rim is suspended. All river trips are cancelled until at least May 21.
Contact Info: (928) 638-7888 | Website

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (307) 739-3399 | Website

Great Basin National Park, NV

Status: Partially Open
Details: Lower Lehman Campground and Lehman Caves Visitor Center are closed. Visitor services suspended.
Contact Info: (775) 234-7331 | Website

Great Sand Dunes National Park, CO

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center closed and campground opening delayed.
Contact Info: (719) 378-6395 | Website

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC and TN

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (865) 436-1200 | Website

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center and contact stations closed. Park closed to all overnight and backcountry camping.
Contact Info: (915) 828-3251 | Website

Haleakal? National Park, HI

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (808) 572-4400 | Website

Hawai?i Volcanoes National Park, HI

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (808) 985-6101 | Website

Hot Springs National Park, AR

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center closed.
Contact Info: (501) 620-6715 | Website

Indiana Dunes National Park, IN

Status: Partially Open
Details: All facilities and restrooms closed.
Contact Info: (219) 395-1882 | Website

Isle Royale National Park, MI

Status: Partially Open
Details: Houghton Headquarters and Visitor Center closed.
Contact Info: (906) 482-0984 | Website

Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Status: Partially Open
Details: Park entrances and roads closed to vehicles but open to hikers and cyclists. All visitor centers, campgrounds and restrooms closed. Trails and wilderness areas open.
Contact Info: (760) 367-5500 | Website

Katmai National Park, AK

Status: Open
Details: No posted closures.
Contact Info: (907) 246-3305 | Website

Kenai Fjords National Park, AK

Status: Partially Open
Details: Park Headquarters and Exit Glacier area winter public use cabin and vault toilets closed.
Contact Info: (907) 422-0500 | Website

Kings Canyon National Park, CA

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (559) 565-3341 | Website

Kobuk Valley National Park, AK

Status: Partially Open
Details: Northwest Arctic Heritage Center closed.
Contact Info: (907) 442-3890 | Website

Lake Clark National Park, AK

Status: Partially Open
Details: Park headquarters in Port Alsworth closed.
Contact Info: (907) 644-3626 | Website

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (530) 595-4480 | Website

Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center, cave tours and campgrounds closed.
Contact Info: (270) 758-2180 | Website

Mesa Verde National Park, CO

Status: Closed
Contact Info: 970-529-4465 | Website

Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Status: Partially Open
Details: All park roads closed to vehicles. All park visitor centers, lodges, shops and restaurants closed. Backcountry open for dispersed recreation.
Contact Info: (360) 569-2211 | Website

National Park of American Samoa, American Samoa

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor Center in Pago Pago closed.
Contact Info: (684) 633-7082 x22 | Website

North Cascades National Park, WA

Status: Access limited
Details: No services. Most campgrounds, roads, boat ramps and facilities closed.
Contact Info: (360) 854-7200 | Website

Olympic National Park, WA

Status: Access limited
Details: Most roads, all overnight camping and all facilities closed. All services suspended.
Contact Info: (360) 565-3130 | Website

Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (928) 524-6228 | Website

Pinnacles National Park, CA

Status: Partially Open
Details: Park closed to all day use. Campground remains open to visitors with existing reservations.
Contact Info: (831) 389-4486 | Website

Redwood National and State Parks, CA

Status: Partially Open
Details: Many facilities including parking lots, campgrounds, visitor centers, day use areas and restrooms closed.
Contact Info: (707) 464-6101 | Website

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (970) 586-1206 | Website

Saguaro National Park, AZ

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor centers, restrooms and comfort stations closed.
Contact Info: (520) 733-5153 | Website

Sequoia National Park, CA

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (559) 565-3341 | Website

Shenandoah National Park, VA

Status: Partially Open
Details: All facilities and some trailhead parking lots closed. Backcountry closed to overnight camping. Boundary trailhead closures are in effect.
Contact Info: (540) 999-3500 | Website

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor centers closed.
Contact Info: (701) 623-4466 | Website

Virgin Islands National Park, US Virgin Islands

Status: Partially Open
Details: Cruz Bay Visitor Center and all restrooms closed. Food service and watersports rental at Trunk Bay closed.
Contact Info: (340) 776-6201 x238 | Website

Voyageurs National Park, MN

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor centers and headquarters closed.
Contact Info: (218) 283-6600 | Website

White Sands National Park, NM

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (575) 479-6124 | Website

Wind Cave National Park, SD

Status: Partially Open
Details: Visitor center and campground closed.
Contact Info: (605) 745-4600 | Website

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, AK

Status: Partially Open
Details: Park headquarters closed.
Contact Info: (907) 822-5234 | Website

Yellowstone National Park, ID, MT, WY

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (307) 344-7381 | Website

Yosemite National Park, CA

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (209) 372-0200 | Website

Zion National Park, UT

Status: Partially Open
Details: Most park facilities and services including Angels Landing Trail, campgrounds, visitor centers, the Zion Lodge and the shuttle service closed.
Contact Info: (435) 772-3256 | Website

Other NPS Units

Note that this list is not comprehensive of all land units managed by the National Park Service. For the status of the other 357 units please visit NPS.gov.


State Parks

Alabama

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Beaches, beach access, swimming pools, designated swimming areas, museums, arcade areas, fitness centers, nature centers, playgrounds, cave tours, planetarium and bike-share programs closed.
Contact Info: (334) 242-3334 | Website

Alaska

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Regional headquarters open by appointment.
Contact Info: (907) 269-8700 | Website

Arizona

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All historic parks and gift shops closed. All events cancelled.
Contact Info: (602) 542-4174 | Website

Arkansas

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Visitor centers only accessible for overnight guest check-ins. Exhibits, gift shops, playgrounds and some lodges closed. Frontcountry campgrounds open only to RVs with self-contained bathrooms.
Contact Info: (501) 682-1191 | Website

California

Status: Partial closure
Details: Some parks closed. All parks closed to vehicles. All campgrounds, museums, visitor centers closed. Events cancelled.
Contact Info: (916) 653-6995 | Website

Colorado

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All playgrounds and camping (including yurts and cabins) closed. Restricted public access to all visitor centers, service centers and offices.
Contact Info: (303) 297-1192? | Website

Connecticut

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Indoor spaces, museums, nature centers and most bathroom facilities closed. Camping season delayed.
Contact Info: (860) 424-3200 | Website

Delaware

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All buildings, beaches, beach access, campsites, cabins, cottages, yurts and playgrounds closed. Park programs, tours and special events are cancelled.
Contact Info: (302) 739-9220 | Website

Florida

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (850) 245-2157 | Website

Georgia

Status: Open with limited facility access
Details: Restricted access to all visitor centers, museums, golf pro shops and nature centers.
Contact Info: (770) 389-7286 | Website

Hawai‘i

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (808) 587-0300 | Website

Idaho

Status: Open for day-use only.
Details: Some services suspended and facilities closed.
Contact Info: (208) 334-4199 | Website

Illinois

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (217) 782-6302 | Website

Indiana

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All visitor centers, inns, restaurants, cabins, playgrounds, fire towers, shelters, picnic areas and recreation buildings are closed. Public facilities managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are closed.
Contact Info: (800) 457-8283 | Website

Iowa

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All bathrooms closed. Campgrounds closed except for existing reservations for self-contained campers. Shelters, camps and rustic camping cabins closed. Modern cabins still available.
Contact Info: (515) 725-8200 | Website

Kansas

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Select facility closures including those in counties with local Stay At Home mandates.
Contact Info: (620) 672-5911 | Website

Kentucky

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All historic homes, museums, gift shops, playgrounds, lounges and bars are closed. Some boat ramps operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may be closed.
Contact Info: (502) 564-2172 | Website

Louisiana

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (225) 342-7009 | Website

Maine

Status: Open with select park closures
Details: Reid State Park, Popham Beach State Park, Fort Popham, Fort Baldwin, Kettle Cove State Park, Two Lights State Park, Crescent Beach State Park, Scarborough Beach State Park, Ferry Beach State Park and Mackworth Island closed.
Contact Info: (207) 287-3821 | Website

Maryland

Status: Open with facility closures and select park closures
Details: Assateague (except boat launch), Sandy Point (except boat launch), Newtowne Neck, Swallow Falls and Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad parks closed. All gathering places closed including visitor centers, beaches, playgrounds, concessions and more.
Contact Info: (800) 830-3974 | Website

Massachusetts

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Visitor centers, campgrounds, playgrounds, fitness areas, bathrooms, sport fields and athletic courts are closed.
Contact Info: (617) 626-1250 | Website

Michigan

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Visitor centers, campgrounds, bathrooms and various other facilities closed. Most amenities including playgrounds, athletic courts, sport fields, shelters and viewing platforms closed.
Contact Info: (517) 284-7275 | Website

Minnesota

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All overnight facilities, group centers, trail centers, visitor centers and contact stations closed.
Contact Info: (651) 296-6157 | Website

Mississippi

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: State and regional offices, bathhouses, primitive camping, museums and education centers closed.
Contact Info: (601) 432-2400 | Website

Missouri

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All visitor centers, park offices, campgrounds and lodging facilities closed. Various food services suspended.
Contact Info: (800) 334-6946 | Website

Montana

Status: Open with facility closures and select park closures
Details: Most parks open for day use only. All visitor centers, group facilities, playgrounds and some latrines closed.
Contact Info: (406) 444-3750 | Website

Nebraska

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All playgrounds, restaurants, shooting complexes, field offices, restaurants, crane viewing blinds, service, visitor and education centers closed. State park and recreation area lodges, cabins and public shower buildings will be closed in April.
Contact Info: (402) 471-0641 | Website

Nevada

Status: Open for day use only with facility closures
Details: All campgrounds, museums, visitor centers, gift shops, park offices and the Nevada State Park Headquarters closed.
Contact Info: (775) 684-2770 | Website

New Hampshire

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All sand beaches, bathrooms, playgrounds and indoor venues closed. Odiorne Point State Park, Rye Harbor State Park and Fort Stark Historic Site open to pedestrians and bicyclists only. All future reservations on hold.
Contact Info: (603) 271-3556 | Website

New Jersey

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All restrooms, playgrounds, park buildings and campgrounds closed. All events cancelled.
Contact Info: (800) 843-6420 | Website

New Mexico

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (888) 667-2757 | Website

New York

Status: Open for day use only with facility closures
Details: All campgrounds, cabins, cottages, playgrounds, athletic courts, sport fields, athletic courts and some indoor spaces and restrooms closed. Parking may be limited on high visitation days.
Contact Info: (518) 474-0456 | Website

North Carolina

Status: Open with facility and specific park closures
Details: Some parks closed. All park offices, visitor centers, restrooms, bathhouses, campgrounds and cabins are closed.
Contact Info: (919) 707-9300 | Website

North Dakota

Status: Open for day use only
Details: All park facilities closed and events cancelled.
Contact Info: (701) 328-3190 | Website

Ohio

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All visitor centers, lodges, campgrounds, cabins, golf courses, restrooms, showers, playgrounds, horse camps and marina buildings closed. Magee Marsh Wildlife Area and the boardwalk trail at Maumee Bay State Park closed.
Contact Info: (614) 265-6565 | Website

Oklahoma

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All lodges, nature centers, group camps and community buildings closed. Some restrooms closed. Tent camping limited.
Contact Info: (800) 652-6552 | Website

Oregon

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (800) 551-6949 | Website

Pennsylvania

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All offices, visitor centers, overnight accommodations and restrooms closed. All events cancelled.
Contact Info: (717) 787-6640 | Website

Rhode Island

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All indoor spaces including restrooms closed. All events cancelled.
Contact Info: (401) 667-6200 | Website

South Carolina

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (803) 734-0156 | Website

South Dakota

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: Park offices closed, some visitor centers closed and some restrooms remain closed for the winter.
Contact Info: (605) 223-7660 | Website

Tennessee

Status: Open for day use only with facility closures
Details: All visitor centers, golf courses, restaurants, shelters and playgrounds closed.
Contact Info: (615) 532-0001 | Website

Texas

Status: Limited parks open with facility closures
Details: Some parks closed. All park headquarters, visitor centers, stores and group campsites are closed.
Contact Info: (512) 389-8900 | Website

Utah

Status: Open with some facility closures
Details: Some park visitor centers and campgrounds closed.
Contact Info: (801) 538-7220 | Website

Vermont

Status: Open with some facility closures
Details: Facilities such as restrooms may be closed.
Contact Info: (888) 409-7579 | Website

Virginia

Status: Open for day use only with facility closures
Details: All indoor facilities, overnight facilities, restrooms and bathhouses closed.
Contact Info: (800) 933-7275 | Website

Washington

Status: Closed
Contact Info: (360) 902-8844 | Website

West Virginia

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All park lodges, cabins, campgrounds, restrooms, restaurants, nature centers and museums are closed.
Contact Info: (800) 887-4304 | Website

Wisconsin

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All campgrounds and park buildings except for some restrooms closed. All playgrounds, observation towers and stairways closed.
Contact Info: (888) 936-7463 | Website

Wyoming

Status: Open with facility closures
Details: All visitor centers, state historic sites, overnight camping facilities, showerhouses, museums, gift shops and offices closed. Some restrooms closed.
Contact Info: (307) 777-6323 | Website


Regional, County and City Parks

Check with your local parks for the most up-to-date information on current COVID-19 closures.

U.S. Forest Service

For more information on specific USFS closures, visit the USFS website.

Bureau of Land Management

For more information specific BLM closures, visit the BLM website.

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