Posted on

Clark campgrounds, trails to open on May 15

All campgrounds operated by the Clark County Forestry & Parks Department are scheduled to open to the public on May 15. Campgrounds will see reduced services such as closed camp stores and laundry facilities. All playgrounds and shelters will also remain closed as long as current restrictions from the state are in place. All campers are expected to practice social distancing including but not limited to: -- Maintain social distancing of six feet at all times.

-- Treat all areas as if they are infected.

-- Limit your campsite to only the members of your household or living unit.

-- Clean commonly touched surfaces often.

-- Practice good personal hygiene.

All campers are encouraged to purchase their supplies locally before traveling to Clark County and to use personal restrooms facilities whenever possible to limit exposure in communal buildings. Public restrooms will remain available and will continue to be cleaned on a daily basis. Firewood and ice will remain available for sale as well.

All parks and public spaces managed by the department are currently open to the general public and individuals are expected to follow all ‘Safer At Home’ guidelines while using these facilities.

The Clark County ATV/UTV trails will open to the public as scheduled on May 15. Riders are reminded to stay on trail, obey all signs, and to please ride responsibly. Knobby Ridge Motorcycle Trails West of Bachelors Avenue will also open to the public on May 15th, 2020. Trails East of Bachelors Avenue remain closed for maintenance. Wild Rock horse trails and Levis/Trow Mound trails are currently open. Street legal motorcycles driven by licensed drivers are allowed on the ATV/UTV trail system. Nonstreet legal motorcycles are not allowed on the ATV/UTV trail system and may only be ridden on the Knobby Ridge Motorcycle Trails.