Posted Friday, August 26th, 2011

All Morris County Park Commission Facilities will be closed to the public on Sunday, Aug. 28, because of the approaching Hurricane Irene, according to David Helmer, executive director of the Park Commission.

According to Helmer, Park Commission facilities will reopen on Monday, Aug. 29, after the park’s buildings and properties have been assessed. He advises calling Park Commission Headquarters at 973-326-7622, on Monday, after 8:30 a.m. for information regarding the reopening of specific facilities and parks.

Helmer said direct telephone numbers to specific facilities can be found on the Park Commission’s website under “Contact Us.”