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Port of HR & NWPRD Close Parks

The Port of Hood River is closing all of its waterfront parks until further notice.  Port officials say that’s in accordance with Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s executive order on Monday, and in line with closures already made by City of Hood River and the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District.  The Port closures affect the Hook access road, the Event Site beach, the Nichols Basin beach and docks, the Spit Access parking lot, the Marina Green, the Marina Park, and the Marina Swim Beach.   The Waterfront Trail will remain open for walking, jogging, and dog walking but users are urged to comply with Brown’s order to maintain a six-foot distance between people at all times and groups of more than 2 people are not allowed.   Signs will be posted at the closed areas as soon as possible.  North Wasco County Parks and Recreation District parks and facilities are also closed until further notice.   This closure includes all parks, playground structures, tennis courts, the disc golf course and the skate park.  The Riverfront Trail will remain open, but please practice all social distancing guidelines.