OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — If you're fed up with staying at home due to COVID-19 and looking to get outdoors and reconnect with nature, you're in luck. Nebraska's Game and Parks Department says camping is back to normal as of Thursday.
- All restroom facilities
- Parks playgrounds and play structures
- Recreation areas for camping, fishing, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, and other recreation that provides adequate room for proper physical distancing among guests who are well.
What remains closed:
- All Game and Parks offices
- Service, visitor and education centers
- Shooting complexes
- Field offices
- State park restaurants
- Public crane viewing blinds
- State park and recreation area lodges and cabins also closed through June 15, with a possible extension period
- All History Nebraska sites are closed to the public until further notice; for more information, visit history.nebraska.gov.
The department also says group events are canceled through June 30 or until further notice.
Nebraska Game and Parks says it is cleaning high-touch surfaces regularly and recommends the following to lessen contact with COVID-19:
At the time this article was written, nearby Two Rivers State Recreation Area was accepting reservations for tent sites with COVID-19 distancing in mind. RV camping has been allowed since Memorial Day weekend.