MRCA COVID-19 Closures
Mon, Mar 23 12:00 AM - Wed, Apr 01 11:59 PM
To protect the health and safety of all in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all MRCA-operated parks, trails, and building facilities, including public restrooms, will be CLOSED until further notice. This includes all parks that are owned by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
During the current COVID-19 State of Emergency MRCA will close all of its parklands, trails, and facilities. We ask the public to comply with these closures. A list of the MRCA’s most popular parks can be found at this link on its website: https://mrca.ca.gov/parks/parklisting/
More information about COVID-19 can be found at:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://tinyurl.com/tllxvcc
- California Department of Public Health (CDPH) https://tinyurl.com/uw57yjx
- Ventura County Health Care Agency http://www.vchca.org/agency-divisions/public-health
- Los Angeles County Public Health http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dash Stolarz, (310) 985-5147 cell
ALL Parks, Trails and Building Facilities, Including Restrooms, Operated by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Are CLOSED until Further Notice in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
LOS ANGELES (March 22, 2020) – The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) announced this afternoon that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all parks, trails, and facilities that it owns or operates will be closed until further notice. This includes all parkland that is owned by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
A list of the MRCA’s most popular parks can be found at this link on its website: https://mrca.ca.gov/parks/parklisting/. However, all parks and open space operated by the MRCA, even those that are not listed online are CLOSED in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) is a local government public entity dedicated to the preservation and management of open space and parkland, watershed lands, trails, and wildlife habitat. The MRCA works in cooperation with other government partners to acquire parkland, participate in vital planning processes, provide natural resources and scientific expertise, and complete major park improvement projects. The MRCA manages and provides ranger services and fire protection for almost 75,000 acres of parkland that it owns and that are owned by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy or other agencies and provides comprehensive education and interpretation and leadership programs for youth. It is one of the lead agencies providing for the revitalization of the Los Angeles River.
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