SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) The Spartanburg County Parks Department announced Wednesday that all of their playgrounds and outdoor fitness centers will be closed until further notice. 

The temporary closures will go into effect March 26. 

Department officials say that, following CDC guidelines, high-touch areas should be avoided as the nation navigates the coronavirus outbreak. 

Parks and trails will remain open for the time being. 

"We encourage everyone to be safe and practice social distancing while enjoying them!" the department said. 

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