As Cameron County deals with this emergency situation, Cameron County Parks is temporarily suspending receipt of any future RV and Camping reservations effective today for Isla Blanca Park and Andy Bowie Park until further notice.
The Isla Blanca Park and Andy Bowie Park Registration Offices have reopened this morning. The Adolph Thomae, Jr. County Park and the Jaime J. Zapata Memorial Boat Ramp will be re-opening this morning at 10:00 a.m.
As we keep a watchful eye on Hurricane Hanna, we are currently closing the following parks and parks offices effective immediately until further notice.
Cameron County Parks & Recreation is currently monitoring Tropical Storm Hanna which is forecast to make landfall along the lower Texas coast mid to late Saturday morning. There is an increase chance that it can become a Hurricane.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 418.108, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino, Jr., declared a state of local disaster on March 16, 2020, due to imminent threat arising from COVID-19; and
Effective Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM, Cameron County will temporarily close County Parks and Beach Access Areas. Please refer to the most recent County’s Amended Emergency Management Order for more information.
Effective 07:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020, through July 13, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., unless there is a need to extend the closure, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino, Jr., has ordered the closure of County Parks and County beach access areas. The following parks and beach access areas will be closed to the public: Cameron County has also received confirmation of an additional 98 case reports of COVID-19. This includes the following: