FOX 5 Poll: Should teachers be armed?

County to close 6 parks in August due to extreme heat

SAN DIEGO — Six San Diego County parks will be closed during the month of August due to extreme heat.

The closures, which take place most years as a safety precaution, allow Parks and Recreation staff to restore trails and conduct other maintenance.

Hellhole Canyon Preserve (Photo:

The following parks will be closed August 1 through 31:

Two parks are closed all summer and will reopen Labor Day Weekend:

County officials remind San Diegans there are nearly 100 other parks that will be open throughout August.