Park and Facility Closings

Keep up with all the latest news and information about current and upcoming closures and maintenance for Leisure Services. Parks with current notices are listed in the menu at left. This page is updated as information becomes available, so check back often.

Lay Park Playground Closure  
Effective Until Further Notice, Temporarily Closed |  Posted: 8:13 PM 8/10/2022 
The playground is temporarily closed due to safety concerns of a tree near the playground that was recently struck by lightning.  The tree is scheduled for removal.  The playground is expected to reopen Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

Cook’s Trail Trail Closure  
Effective Until Further Notice, Closed Indefinitely |  Posted: 3:09 PM 1/8/2019 
Due to the wet weather and flooding along Sandy Creek, Cook’s Trail is closed until further notice. There has been extensive damage to boardwalks and bridges. Boardwalks will have to be rebuilt.

Trail Updates  

Trails may be temporarily closed or under restricted use advisories throughout the year to maintain the integrity of the trails.  Temporary closures are usually due to maintenance; restricted use advisories are usually due to weather.

For more information and any questions, please call the Trails and Open Space Supervisor at 706-613-3620 or visit the Trails Status page.