Benicia State Park remains open during COVID-19 pandemic

Editor: For info on ALL Bay Area parks, see KQED’s – “Check: Has COVID-19 Closed Your Bay Area Park?
UPDATE as of March 31: As of yesterday the Benicia State Recreation Area is closed to all vehicular traffic.  The gate to the parking lot at the end of West K is closed.  Pedestrians and bikes can get through on the path by the gate.  At the west entrance to the park, sandwich boards are across the road blocking all traffic.  Again, walkers and cyclists are able to pass by.  The restrooms at the end of the road remain open. […Thanks to Nancy Lund]

Keeping a social distance

Vallejo Times-Herald, by Chris Riley, March 28, 2020

Despite restrictions in some parks, Benicia State remains opened on Thursday.

People enjoy the nice weather as they exercise while practicing social distancing at an open Benicia State Park on Thursday. CHRIS RILEY — TIMES-HERALD

In a move to prevent overcrowding that can quicken the spread of the coronavirus, two parks agencies in the East Bay and San Mateo County have announced new restrictions earlier this week at some parks.