Pacifica closes beaches for Labor Day weekend

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PACIFICA, Calif. (KRON) — The city of Pacifica is closing all beaches and beach parking lots for the Labor Day holiday weekend due to COVID-19.

“Concern about the continuing, and increasing, transmission of COVID-19 locally and across the state
means that over-crowded gatherings, such as usually happens at the beaches on holiday weekends,
presents increased health concerns,” the city said in a press release on Tuesday.

The closure is in effect from sunrise on Saturday, September 5 to sunrise on Tuesday, September 8.

While Pacifica State Beach, Rockaway Beach, Sharp Park Beach and Esplanade Beach are closed, the city said the following areas will be open for visitors while wearing masks and physically distancing:

  • The Coastal Trail
  • Mori Point hiking trails
  • Beach Boulevard Promenade
  • Pacifica Pier

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