Philadelphia parks to expand curfews until the spring

Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 4:05 pm
Philadelphia skyline from Fairmount Park across the Schuylkill River.



PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Parks and Recreation has announced expanded curfews for its area parks.

Effective Dec. 1 and through March 31, 2019, the Wissahickon Valley, East and West Fairmount Park, Cobbs Creek Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Tacony Creek Park, and Pennypack Park areas will close at 8 p.m. through 6 a.m.

All trails, parking lots, and other park areas will be closed during those times to ensure the public's safety as "deer control activities" are being conducted.