UPDATED: 1849 Park, Lake Pflugerville among new closures as coronavirus cases spike

Beginning at noon on June 26, all amenities at Lake Pflugerville Park will be closed except for the trail system and west and south parking lot. (Community Impact Staff)
Beginning at noon on June 26, all amenities at Lake Pflugerville Park will be closed except for the trail system and west and south parking lot. (Community Impact Staff)

Beginning at noon on June 26, all amenities at Lake Pflugerville Park will be closed except for the trail system and west and south parking lot. (Community Impact Staff)

UPDATED: June 26, 2:08 p.m.

In addition to Lake Pflugerville, the city of Pflugerville announced June 26 that 1849 Park and other sports fields have been closed to the public due to the spread of the coronavirus. Outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, which reopened June 16, have closed again.

Gilleland Creek Pool remains open to the public for use by reservation only. For more information on city facilities closures, click here.

ORIGINAL STORY: June 26, 11:48 a.m.

The city of Pflugerville announced the closure of Lake Pflugerville on June 26 in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, following Gov. Greg Abbott's latest executive order. Beginning at noon on June 26, all amenities at Lake Pflugerville Park will be closed except for its trail system and west and south parking lots, according to a news release.


The closure includes the north parking lot, open spaces within the park, the playscape, boat ramp, fishing piers, pavilion and beach, among others. Parking is permitted for trail use only, and boat access is prohibited from the bank, according to the release.

Portable restrooms and hand sanitation stations will still be available for use, and trail users are asked to continue social distancing measures. For more information, click here.
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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