Owego is joining the growing list of local municipalities putting the brakes on residents using park equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Town officials have announced all playgrounds are closed to the public except for walking, biking, running and other non-congregating activities.

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The camping season at Hickories Park was originally scheduled to open April 13 but has been pushed back to a possible May 1 start.

Pavilion rentals will be accepted as of May 1.  Pavilions can be reserved in advance.

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The dog park is open for now with the status evaluated on a day-to-day basis.

Residents are reminded to use social distancing guidelines when using any facility in the Town of Owego Park system.