On June 8, Boston initiated Step 1 of Phase 2, which allows for things like outdoor table service at restaurants, childcare facilities and day camps, and outdoor recreation facilities. Trails, gardens, and zoos are gradually reopening.
Parks and Open Space Guidelines:
- Visitors must practice social distancing by remaining 6 feet away from others and adhering to all site-specific rules, regulations, and posted signage regarding permitted uses
- On trails, walker and hikers should move aside and leave room for others to pass, and cyclists and runners should alert other users when approaching and wait for others to step aside before passing
- After visiting public spaces, users should wash their hands or use hand sanitizer
- Managing entities may offer or allow third parties to coordinate group hikes, nature