Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Seasonal Passes Resume at Emma & Walter Long Parks

Seasonal Passes Resume at Emma & Walter Long Parks


Beginning Friday, March 12, The Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) will resume requiring vehicle and pedestrian passes for entry to Emma Long and Walter E. Long Metropolitan Parks: Friday through Sunday and on holidays. 

•    Vehicles passes required March 12 – October 31
•    Pedestrian passes required March 12 – September 7 

Passes are available at AustinTexas.gov/Parks, just click on Reserve Park Passes, then select Park Day Pass under type. People without internet access may call 512-974-6797, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (excluding holidays).

Regular entry fees still apply for the parks. 

PARD wishes to remind park visitors that no parking is allowed on the right-of-way outside these parks. Please reserve day passes and only park in designated parking areas. 

Visitors admitted to these parks do not have "in-and-out" privileges. Patrons should come prepared to stay until they are ready to leave.

Park patrons are reminded to continue practicing social distancing, hand sanitation, and wearing masks. PARD will continue to monitor park capacity and modify operations as needed.

Additional information regarding the modified operations, closures, and online registration will be made available on the Austin Parks and Recreation website, AustinTexas.gov/Parks

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