Portland to close all parking lots that access Back Cove walking trail due to overcrowding concerns

AIR-DRY REUSABLE PLASTIC BAGS BEFORE USING THEM AGAIN. BREAKING NEWS – PORTLAND IS CLOSING THE BACK COVE PARKING LOTS AT 8 A-M TOMORROW… BECAUSE OF OVERCROWDING. THE áTRAILSá ARE STILL OPEN – ONLY THE áPARKING LOTSá WILL BE CLOSED.

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Portland to close all parking lots that access Back Cove walking trail due to overcrowding concerns

All parking lots near the Back Cove trail in Portland are being shut down due to overcrowding concerns.The lots will be closed as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the City of PortlandPictures showed many cars parked at the Preble Street lot on Monday afternoon.Outdoor exercise is allowed under the governor’s stay-at-home order, but people must stay physically distant from each other when outside.The city is urging people to access public areas by walking instead of driving.

All parking lots near the Back Cove trail in Portland are being shut down due to overcrowding concerns.

The lots will be closed as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the City of Portland

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Pictures showed many cars parked at the Preble Street lot on Monday afternoon.

Back Cove Parking Lot

Outdoor exercise is allowed under the governor’s stay-at-home order, but people must stay physically distant from each other when outside.

The city is urging people to access public areas by walking instead of driving.