Laguna Beach Closes Beach Access Points Wednesday March 25 2020

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Laguna Beach Will Close Beach Access Points due to the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Pandemic on Wednesday March 25 2020.
The County of Orange announced the closures late Tuesday March 24 2020.

Laguna Beach City Beaches and Parks Closures

Laguna Coast Wilderness Park Trail Access (County Park)

Main Beach

Heisler Park

Treasure Island Park

Aliso Beach Parking Lot Closure by County of Orange

Main Beach Basketball Courts

Main Beach Volleyball Courts

All City Basketball Courts

All City Volleyball Courts

All City Playgrounds

Laguna Beach Beaches Pedestrian Access Points Closures

Thousand Steps Beach

Table Rock


Camel Point

Orange County Beaches/Regional Parks/Wilderness Parks Closures


Playground Equipment

Exercise Equipment

Park and Beaches Shelters

Parking Spaces at all County Trialheads

Parking Lots at all County Beaches/Regional Parks/Wilderness Parks

California Governor Newsom Stay At Home Order

Governor Newsom’s stay at home order permits outdoor activity as long as a safe social distance of six-feet is maintained from people who are not part of the same household.
Although many of our citizens are self-regulating and practicing social distancing, the increased number of people gathering on Laguna Beach trails, beaches and in adjacent parks creates more opportunities for community spread of the virus.
These public parks contain benches, railings and structures that are high-touch areas and could potentially be a source of spread of COVID-19.
The Council determined that closing these areas is prudent to reduce the potential spread of the virus and protect the public.

Laguna Beach Police Department Will Enforce Closures

Laguna Beach Police Department will Increase Monitoring

Citizens who do not comply with the closure orders will receive citations.

Laguna Beach Public Safety

“The safety of the public is our utmost concern, and this decision was not taken lightly by the City Council. We were unanimous that these steps must be taken now in our City to slow the spread of COVID-19. I urge everyone to comply with our actions for the health of everyone in our community and beyond,” said Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Whalen.

The situation is fluid and information provided in this statement is subject to change.
For more information on COVID-19, please go to Laguna Beach City CoronaVirus Information Page

Additional Resources

Laguna Beach Mayor Urges Non Residents To Not Come To Beaches Sunday March 22 2020

California Stay At Home Order Issued on Thursday March 19 2020 is Online

Laguna Beach COVID-19 Page

Orange County Emergency Operations Center Facebook Page

Alert OC
AlertOC is a mass notification system designed to keep Orange County, California residents and businesses informed of emergencies that may require immediate life saving actions.

Orange County Public Health (COVID-19) Information Page is Online

Orange County Public Health (COVID-19) Health Referral Hotline Number is 1 (800) 564-8448

California Department of Public Health (COVID-19) Information is Online

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (COVID-19) Information is Online

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