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: National Guard Protecting U.S. Capitol Served 'Raw, Moldy Food,' Some With Metal Shavings, Lawmakers Say
” 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 In Maryland: 786 New Cases As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Fall
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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: March 5 Marks 1 Year Since First COVID Cases Reported In Maryland, Gov. Hogan Declares Friday A Day Of Remembrance