COVID-19 Carteret County Government Update 22: Playground Closures


Released by Carteret County Emergency Services Director Stephen Rea Monday, march 23 at 5:07 pm.

To further reduce the possible spread of COVID-19, the Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department will temporarily close all playground areas as well as park bathrooms.

Open space areas and trail are available for public use but please remember to follow social distancing guidelines.


The following playgrounds will remain closed until further notice:

  • Western Park Playground
  • Salter Path Park Playground
  • Fort Benjamin Park Playground
  • Swinson Park Playground
  • Freedom Park Playground
  • Eastern Park Playground
  • South River Park Playground
  • Mariners Park Playground

All Carteret County Parks and Recreation programs have been canceled until further notice.