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Eased orders mean DNR campgrounds, inns will reopen Friday

CAMPING GENERIC

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State officials say all of Indiana's state-operated inns, campgrounds and cabins and will reopen Friday in time for the Memorial Day weekend as coronavirus restrictions are eased across much of Indiana.

The state Department of Natural Resources says all of its campgrounds, property-operated cabins, camper cabins and inns would reopen Friday under the eased restrictions approved by Gov. Eric Holcomb.

DNR spokesman JB Brindle says the state agency has 7,701 camping sites around the state.

He says the DNR resumed taking camping reservations online Thursday morning and by early Thursday afternoon, about 70 percent of those sites had seen new reservations for the holiday weekend.

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