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ODNR Update on Operations During Coronavirus Outbreak

Submitted by:  TBC Press
Posted on: 03/26/20

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As of right now, public outdoor spaces at Ohio state parks, wildlife areas (with the exception of Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, it is closed), forests and nature preserves remain open, including trails, dog parks, and non-marina docks.

Other facilities including lodges, campgrounds, cabins, golf courses, restrooms, shower houses, playgrounds, APV areas, horse camps, and state park marina buildings are closed.

We are closely monitoring the situation and will make any changes that the conditions warrant for the health and safety of our staff the public. We will update the media and the public should any of our properties close unexpectedly.

* If you wish to access Army Corps of Engineers properties, please check their websites for the latest access information.

For other information on State Parks, Recreation, modify or cancel day use facility, state park campground or state park cabin reservations and more visit

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News # 13428
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) continues to operate in accordance to guidance from the Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike DeWine in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Ohio. We want to assure our guests that we are monitoring the situation closely and doing all we can to protect our staff and the public.

ODNR Update on Operations During Coronavirus Outbreak