The public lands agencies have taken a decentralized approach to managing access to public lands during the Coronavirus pandemic and each local field office or park unit has the authority to determine which areas should be closed or remain open. As a result, the status of public lands access varies significantly from area to area. Check out the resources below to learn more about the management strategies being employed by the land agencies and the current status of public land units across the country.
Forest Service Coronavirus Updates Webpage
National Park Service Press Release on Modifications to Implement Health Guidance
National Park Service Public Health Updates Webpage
Status of Public Land Closures and Reopening, courtesy of the Access Fund