COVID-19 Updates

Please see the link below for guidelines from the CDC for parks and recreational facilities.  This is really good information – from which you can build your own customized operating plans for your campgrounds, resorts, marinas, pack stations and other facilities you may have.

CDC resources for parks and recreational facilities- https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/parks-rec/index.html


We are very fortunate to have our vendor member InterWest Insurance providing some helpful documents for you to use in your planning for operating this summer.  Please see Dante’s message below regarding use of the templates.  As he says – you can modify any of the wording to fit your particular situation.

The document provides links to all kinds of valuable and helpful information

Outdoor Recreation COVID Links
Pandemic Continuity of Operations Plan – Template Draft 2.dotx


American Horse Council – Wide range of resource and COVID-19


Attached is a simplified guide of the resources available from federal sources.


Here are several documents that provide outstanding information about financial help that is available through the SBA from the recently passed CARES Act.  The Act is designed to help small businesses, some non-profits, sole proprietors and others.  Loans are available to help you sustain your payroll, pay debts and many other benefits. 

 This is definitely worth reading to see if there is assistance that can help your business through these tough months.

CARES-Owner Guide   –   CARES- FAQ      – CARES Summary


Links regarding available SBA emergency loans in light of the corona virus impacts.

www.sba.gov/disaster and www.SBA.gov/Coronavirus


National Parks and National Forests:

 https://www.campendium.com/camping/covid-19-state-by-state-campground-closures-responses/


 Oregon State Parks

http://nfra.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Oregon-COVID-19-state-parks-closure-final.pdf


Multnomah Falls:

 https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/457902-373167-forest-service-to-close-multnomah-falls-on-monday-pwoff


North Carolina:

 https://www.foxcarolina.com/coronavirus/u-s-forest-service-closing-all-campgrounds-in-n-c/article_7c75ea1c-6c86-11ea-9cb8-f31f30bf190d.html


New Mexico:

 https://www.taosnews.com/stories/forest-service-closing-developed-campgrounds,62947


National forests in Arizona:

https://www.paysonroundup.com/covid-19/forest-services-shuts-down-recreational-sites/article_a8b932b5-c926-557c-b4a0-f1ec8c9fd784.html


Shawnee National Forest:

https://wsiltv.com/2020/03/24/shawnee-national-forest-closes-campgrounds-restrooms/


 Bridger-Teton National Forest:

20200325 Forest Open Social Distancing News Release.pdf


 Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks: (Closure information and updates to those with Commercial authorizations)

https://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/conditions.htm


Umpqua National Forest campground Closures

http://nfra.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Umpqua-National-Forest-Campground-Closures-FINAL.pdf