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Joburg parks to open on Wednesday, under these rules

Joburg parks to open on Wednesday, under these rules

A canoeist paddles across Emmarentia Dam. Picture: Michel Bega

Nature reserves, including The Wilds, Kloofendal and Klipriversberg nature reserves and the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, will be opened from 1 August.

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo will ensure that parks are opened by Wednesday, to allow residents to keep fit, the body has announced.

“Nature reserves, including The Wilds, Kloofendal and Klipriversberg nature reserves and the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, will be opened from 1 August, to allow for a phased-in approach, due to limited resources,” it said in a statement.

Park users are urged to be cautious and vigilant at all times by adhering to the following mandatory requirements:

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo also reminded visitors to abide by the public open spaces bylaws in place.

(Compiled by Carina Koen)

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