As of March 28, all Bergen County parks are closed: Exec

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco today Issued Executive Order 2020-01E to close all county parks to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The county enacted these measures in a further effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The executive order takes effect Saturday, March 28, at 8 a.m.

“Keeping the parks open has placed a tremendous burden on local law enforcement, the Bergen County Sheriff and other critical resources during this pandemic,” Tedesco said in announcing the closures. “Local authorities have reported complications, including but not limited to traffic congestion, parking issues and non-compliance with social distancing guidelines, related to park visitation, resulting in the need for closure.”

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