FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GALLUP, NM (March 20, 2020) – Effective immediately, the City of Gallup Parks and Recreation
Department is closing all municipally owned playgrounds. This is to ensure the health and safety of the
youth in our community as City resources are diverted toward essential community services.
Parks impacted by the playground closures include:
Father Dunston Park
Ford Canyon Park Playground
Indian Hills Playground
Playground of Dreams
Red Rock Park Playground
Sky City Park
Viro Circle Park
In addition, all citywide gazebos and public picnic shelters are closed to the public.
All outdoor sports fields and trails are remaining open to the public.
If you have questions about previously scheduled outdoor recreation events, please call the City of
Gallup Parks and Recreation Department at (505) 726‐5492.