ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — If you’re wanting to get outside for some fresh air, there’s one more thing on a long list of things you can’t do during the state’s stay at home order: go horseback riding in a Maryland State Park.
Maryland DNR posted the clarification on their social media accounts Wednesday morning.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of Kevin Glendenning At Rosedale Royal Farms
” In accordance with Governor Hogan’s emergency actions to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, horseback riding is prohibited in Maryland State Parks,” DNR stated.
Maryland State Park entrances have been closed since last week to discourage large crowds from gathering at parks during the coronavirus quarantine.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Fueled By The Delta Variant, COVID Cases Rise Again Monday As Positivity Rate Climbs Over 2%
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Gov. Larry Hogan said people can still go on walks and exercise outdoors during the quarantine.
This week, officials have also encouraged people to wear masks when they are outdoors.MORE NEWS: Gov. Larry Hogan Issues Maryland Paralympian Becca Meyers A Governor's Citation, Signs Order To Make July Visibility Culture and Achievements Month