Bay Area city closes open space parks over Labor Day weekend as heat wave looms
The town of Walnut Creek announced Wednesday that it will close its open-air parks Sept. 1-6 to deter people from hiking and other outdoor activities as a heat wave threatens the area of the Bay. KRON4 was the first to report the news.
Betsy Burkhart, communications manager for the town of Walnut Creek, told SFGATE the closure affects a number of popular recreation areas, including Acalanes Ridge, Borges Ranch, Howe Homestead Park, Lime Ridge, Sugarloaf Open Space and Shell Ridge. , covering over 1,400 acres and over 30 miles of trails.
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