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Face Covering Mandates, Recreation Notices and Travel Restrictions

Face Covering Mandates, Recreation Notices and Travel Restrictions

Ensure proper social distancing protocols, hygiene standards, staying at home when sick and proper wearing of personal protective equipment, such as masks and face coverings.


Monterey County currently has no travel restrictions. However, effective July 13, 2020, the State of California has closed indoor activities for many sectors. Click Here to Read More.


Monterey County's face mask/covering order aligns with the State of California Order. Monterey County has started to issue administrative citations for those not in compliance.

State's Face Covering Guidance, 11/16/2020 (supersedes guidance from 6/18/2020)
City of Pacific Grove Ordinance, 8/5/2020
Monterey County Face Covering Order, 4/28/2020

Information on Fines RE. Face Covering Non-Compliance

Additional Resources:

cdc face covering do's and don'ts
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If a large amount of visitors are expected and social distancing is difficult, the City has and will close parks, beaches and open space areas for the sake of public health.

Currently, the Recreation Trail and beaches are open. City tennis courts and ball courts are open with limitations. Click Here to see which courts and ballfields are open and to view the limitations.

For additional recreation inquiries, please contact the Recreation Department at or (831) 648-3134.