Last Updated March 26, 2020

Commission-related closings due to weather, response to COVID-19 and other incidents.

Boating Access Areas Closings

Visit the Commission's Where to Boat page.

Public Fishing Areas Closings

  • Yadkin Shore PFA in Yadkin County
  • Bells Church fishing pier is closed; public fishing area remains open.


Game Land Closings

Due to landowner's requests in response to COVID-19, public access to the following game lands is closed:

  • DuPont State Forest Game Land
  • Toxaway Game Land - due to closure of the Gorges State Park, access to the game land via Chestnut Mountain Road traversing the Park is closed.


Due to weather-related incidents, gates are closed to vehicular access on the following game lands or game land tracts. Access roads will remain closed until they have each been evaluated and deemed to be safe and suitable for public use.

  • Upper Roanoke River Game Land: Pollocks Ferry and Boone tracts are closed due to high water.

Event and Facility Closings, Postponements & Cancellations

Visit the Commission's Coronavirus page.