BURLINGTON COUNTY CLOSES PARKS BUILDINGS; CANCELS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Due to recommendations from the State of New Jersey and County Health Department to limit the community spread of COVID-19, Burlington County announces that all County parks facilities will be closed to the public beginning, Monday, March 16, until further notice. Trails will remain open, but buildings and restrooms will be closed.
All events and activities will be canceled at all locations.
The following is a list of park locations:
Amico Island, Delran – only trails will be open
Boundary Creek, Moorestown
Burlington County Agricultural Center, Moorestown - all activities, events and classes canceled
County Fairgrounds - all activities, events and classes canceled
Crystal Lake Park, Mansfield - only trails will be open
Laurel Run, Delran – only trails will be open
Long Bridge Park, Hainesport – only trails will be open
Pennington Park, Edgewater Park – only trails will be open
Rancocas Nature Center, Westampton – only trails will be open
Smithville Park and Smith Woods, Eastampton – only trails will be open
Willingboro Lakes, Willingboro – closed
Prison Museum and Warden’s House – closed
Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences – closed
Smithville Mansion – closed
Underground Railroad Museum – closed
Workers House at Smithville – closed
Please check the Burlington County website for updates. www.co.burlington.nj.us
BURLINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM CLOSED TO PUBLIC
In the interest of limiting the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, all Burlington County Library System locations will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16. As a result, all programs, events and space rentals are also cancelled. No Mobile Library service will be available at this time.
Here’s what we are doing for our customers:
- No fines or fees will be charged for any items you currently have checked out
- All library cards that are set to expire will be extended until June 2020
- We are working with and getting guidance from the Burlington County Health Department, Centers for Disease Control alongside other county, state and government agencies to plan and keep our customers informed.
We encourage customers to engage with us virtually through our website which provides access to online resources, streaming movies, ebooks and audio ebooks 24/7.