COVID-19 Day Use Protocols FAQ

The Day Use Park is OPEN!

Updated on 8/14/2020

PARK HOURS

Park hours will be 8:00AM – 6:00PM Monday – Thursday and
6:00AM – 6:00PM Friday – Sunday.

As of Monday, August 17, WALK-IN GATES will be open at 7:00 AM

WALK-IN GATE ACCESS

Walk-in access is available at the front entrance of the Park and Lake 5 walk in gate.  Lake 5 walk-in gate entrance includes dog walking and bikes.  Please limit your exercise to 2 hrs.  Please proceed to the right (north) to avoid construction.

FACE COVERINGS

All persons two years old or older must have possession of a face covering when they are within six feet of another person who is not a member of their family or household.  Persons with a medical condition that prevents wearing a face-covering shall be exempt from this requirement.

CONGREGATING

The public shall not congregate or participate in active sports activities with the exception of members of a single-family or household.  We would recommend bringing your own chairs.

PARKING

Parking will be limited to designated areas.  The gatehouse attendant will direct you where to park.  Re-entry allowed with car tag. There will be a limited number of guests allowed in the Park. Once we are sold out for the day, the main gate entry will close for day-use guests.

FISHING

Fishing is allowed if anglers keep a 6 ft. social distance between themselves and other guests. Fishing permits will be sold at the Gatehouse or by outside Park Staff.

ACTIVITIES

All activities with physical distancing are allowed, including bike riding, fishing, roller-skating, & walking.  There is walk-in access allowed at the Lake 5 walk-in gate ONLY, this includes dog walking and bikes. Please proceed to the right (north) to avoid construction. If entering the Park through main entrance, you must drive.

If you would like information regarding other parks in the City of Santee that are open, please visit this link  https://www.cityofsanteeca.gov/our-city/public-notice

CLOSED AMENITIES

The following amenities are CLOSED.

  • The General Store
  • Gatehouse Walk-in Gate
  • Fishing piers
  • Playgrounds
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Drinking fountains are unavailable