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Nature, Recreation, and History at areas maintained, conserved, and restored for your enjoyment and for future generations!

 

FOR THE LATEST ON HOW WE ARE HANDLING PARK ACTIVITY DURING THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHMENTS BELOW OR YOU CAN CONTACT US BY CALLING OUR OFFICE AT (541) 766-6871.

 

  • Per Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s executive order 20-12; All Benton County Park playground equipment areas and outdoor sports courts are CLOSED and should be avoided.This is a necessary step and mandated to support public health and to limit the spread of COVID-19.
  • Benton County natural areas, parks and trails remain open at this time for walking, hiking, biking, running activities following the 6 feet rule.
  • No reservations are being accepted for any County facilities
  • The Oregon Health Authority recommends social distancing of 6 feet. If unable to maintain social distancing find another location or come back.
  • While on trails, announce presence, step aside, let others pass.
  • Limited access to public restrooms and operating water fountains. Restrooms are cleaned regularly.
  • Follow CDC guidelines and wash your hands before and after you visit a park, trail or natural area, or other public space.
  • Let’s work together to slow the spread of this virus by compliance to the above actions.

Whether going out for a day of fishing, planning a family outing or exploring the many plant communities and wildlife habitats — Benton County parks have something for everyone.

The Benton County Natural Areas and Parks Department serves the interests and pursuits of Benton County residents by providing access to natural, historic, and recreational areas and conserving, restoring and developing parkland investments.

These web pages highlight the recreational opportunities and habitat management at your County natural areas and parks.  Explore the information about your parks, and get outdoors!

Benton County Commissioners, Parks Advisory Board and the Natural Areas and Parks Department staff invite you to enjoy your parks!

 

 

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