People flock to parks as they reopen again to public
People showed up in large numbers to area parks after they were reopened for the first time since being forced to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
LIVES IN RALEIGH, LORA LAVIGNE, WRAL NEWS. >>> THANK YOU. STATE PARKS STARTED TO WELCOME VISITORS TODAY AS PART OF PHASE 1 OF THE REOPENING PLAN. PARK OFFICIALS ACCEPTED OVERCROWDING AT THE PARKS AND SOME TRAILS AND WATERWAYS ARE OPEN FOR HIKING, BIKING AND BOATING. WE SPOKE WITH HIM ABOUT HOW THEY ARE STAYING SAFE AROUND OTHERS. >> IN TERMS OF STAYING SAFE I AM NOT TOUCHING THE SURFACES THAT ARE COMMONLY TOUCHED. MY FRIENDS WANTED TO SIT ON THE BENCH AND I SAID I DON'T MIND SITTING ON THE BENCH BUT I DON'T KNOW WHO MIGHT HAVE BEEN THERE. I DON'T KNOW WHO HAS TOUCHED IT. >> Reporter: TAKING EXTRA PRECAUTIONS THE CAMPGROUNDS AND