No programs are scheduled at Stone Mountain State Park in March and April due to concerns about COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, announced a park spokesman.

“As of right now, we are not scheduling any programs through April 30, and this date is subject to change as more information comes in surrounding COVID-19,” said the spokesman.In addition, all campgrounds and visitor centers in Stone Mountain and all other state parks in North Carolina are closed through March 31, but this also is subject to change.

Still open at Stone Mountain State Park are the trails and bathrooms. Fishing is also still allowed in the park, said the spokesman.

Delayed harvest rules went into effect on Oct. 1 and continue through the first Saturday in June. In streams designated delayed harvest, anglers must use single hook, artificial lures and can’t possess any fish. On June 6, the season will open to anglers under age 18 until noon and then to adults after noon. At this time, anglers can use any bait and can possess 7 fish any size limit.

There is no closed season under the wild trout water rules.

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