OR - Oregon State Parks, Beaches Close

Even the woods are not safe from the coronavirus. Closures going into effect today include some of Oregon’s favorite wilderness spots.

Keeping people away from one of the most popular places to visit in Oregon, will not be easy. The beautiful Multnomah Falls enchants so many people that warning signs are not enough:


Rachel Pawwlitz with the National Forest Service explains: “We decided that people would still congregate and so we wouldn’t be accomplishing our goal.” That goal is to keep both visitors and staff safe.


So today they’re putting up a fence for the Covid 19 clampdown, to make sure people get the message, that the visiting areas and trails are all closed.

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