Tomball parks closed April 10-12

Jerry Matheson Park in Tomball is among the city parks that will be temporarily closed April 10-12. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
Jerry Matheson Park in Tomball is among the city parks that will be temporarily closed April 10-12. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Jerry Matheson Park in Tomball is among the city parks that will be temporarily closed April 10-12. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)

Following state and county orders temporarily closing parks, the city of Tomball announced April 8 its parks will be closed April 10-12 and will reopen at 6 a.m. April 13.

Gov. Greg Abbott temporarily closed all state parks and historic sites April 7 until further notice to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, while Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo signed an order April 8 to temporarily close all parks countywide through Easter weekend, April 10-13, in hopes of discouraging social gatherings.


City of Tomball parks include Juergens Park, Jerry Matheson Park, Theis Attaway Nature Center and others.

By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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