Hamilton County begins to reopen parks


The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Dept. has started the process of reopening its parks facilities. Hamilton County Parks has created a list of reopening dates for its facilities and activities.

The Koteewi Archery Range pro shop reopened May 13, White River Campground reopened May 27 with no office access and Koteewi Archery Range opened May 28 only for personal equipment use with a limited capacity.

On June 1, basketball courts, disc golf, shelter rentals, River Road Park Athletic Fields, Cool Creek Park Athletic Fields and Morse Park Athletic Fields reopened. Cool Creek’s campfires reopened June 3 with limited capacity. Morse Beach also reopened June 3.

The Coxhall Mansion and Osprey Pointe Pavilion rentals resumed June 4 with limited capacity. Cool Creek summer camps started June 8 with limited capacity. Koteewi Aerial Adventures will reopen June 14 with limited capacity, as will the Koteewi Range for archery rentals and lessons, the K-Trails, the Morse Softball League and playgrounds. Cool Creek Nature Center and Taylor Center of Natural History will reopen June 15. Park operations are expected to resume at full capacity July 4.

All of the Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Dept. parks, trails and restrooms will remain open to the public. However, the 2020 Cool Creek Summer Concert Series will not be performed on the previously scheduled dates. Free make-up performances may occur at an alternate Hamilton County park this fall.

For more, call the Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Dept. at 317-770-4400 or email [email protected].