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DNR: Michigan state park campgrounds now will open in June

LANSING, MICH. — In response to the continuing coronavirus crisis and Michigan’s updated stay-home executive order, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced new expected opening dates for its campgrounds and harbors.

State park campgrounds, overnight lodging and shelters are now set to open June 22. State forest campgrounds and DNR-operated harbors are set to open June 10. Dispersed camping on approved state-managed lands is not permitted until at least May 15.

Arrangements for refunds and reservation changes, for those whose camping reservations are affected by the date changes, can be made via the DNR’s reservation call center at

Tourism website lists open tourist spots in Philippines

Ghio Ong (The Philippine Star) – October 18, 2020 – 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — A website listing all the open tourist spots in the Philippines amid the coronavirus pandemic has been launched by the Department of Tourism (DOT).

The website philippines.travel/safeph lists all of the country’s 81 provinces and the tourist spots open in each province.

The following areas are currently accepting tourists nationwide, whatever the community quarantine status: Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bataan; Clark Freeport Zone and some destinations in Pampanga; Anilao in Batangas; Tagaytay Highlands and select golf and country clubs in Cavite; and Boracay Island.

Maine State Parks crush records for recreation visits in 2020; camping reservations for 2021 open Feb. 1

Despite pandemic-related spring closures and season-long capacity limitations, a total of 3,067,112 people visited Maine State Parks.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Did the COVID-19 pandemic motivate you to pursue more of Maine’s outdoor opportunities? If so, you’re not alone.

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s (DACF) Bureau of Parks and Lands (BPL) has compiled its year-end Maine State Park visitation statistics and, as expected, 2020 activity broke all records for recreation visits, which includes day-use and camping. 

Despite pandemic-related spring closures and season-long capacity limitations, a total of 3,067,112 people visited Maine State Parks in 2020.

The BPL welcomed

DOT website lists down tourist spots now open for visitors

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 18) — The Tourism Department has launched an online platform listing local destinations that are now accepting visitors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The website contains a list of the Philippines’ regions and provinces, detailing the tourist spots that are already open in their respective areas.

Also indicated in the platform are the health protocols and tourist requirements visitors can expect at each

Lowest 36-hole cut in TOUR history at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

LAS VEGAS – It’s hot in Las Vegas but Rickie Fowler is not in the mood for a swim after his chances at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open were sunk by three water balls in four swings on Friday.

Fowler’s folly on a couple of holes would ultimately cruel his weekend hopes but he wasn’t alone as the field combined to produce the lowest 36-hole cut in a 72-hole event in PGA TOUR history at 7-under 135.


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The TOUR has kept detailed records since 1970 and while 6 under had been