Allan Yorke Park Operations
Posted on 04/14/2021

With the warmer temperatures of spring,  we want to remind park users to recreate responsibly. Allan Yorke Park rules established last summer remain in effect.

This web page will be updated weekly with any revisions to park operations.

This page has been updated for the weekend of April 24-25, 2021.

Beach Area

  • The beach area will be limited to 250 individuals on a first-come basis between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Beach access will be closed 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. daily.
  • Access to the beach area will be through the main gate across from the restrooms. Coolers and bags may be subject to a search.
  • Visitors will be expected to adhere to social distancing and face covering guidelines within the beach area.
  • No additional tables or equipment (volleyball nets, bicycles, etc.) will be allowed. Foldable chairs, small barbeques & small easy up type sun shades will be allowed.


  • All lots are open. Please avoid parking in nearby neighborhoods.
  • The Moriarty lot is designated for watercraft trailer parking only and will be monitored. Once the parking lot reaches capacity, no further boat launches will occur until the lot is below capacity.
  • Bonney Lake residents interested in purchasing an annual boat launch parking pass can now submit an application online or by mail. A daily boat launch parking pass is still available for purchase at the kiosk. For details, visit

Other Amenities

  • Playground equipment, sports courts, skate park, and park open space are open.
  • Picnic shelters are available on a first-come basis; reservations are not being taken at this time. Please adhere to the Governor's guidelines for Pierce County outdoor gatherings
  • Two portable toilets are available near the athletic fields. The restroom building remains closed at this time.

Other city-managed parks and trails remain open. Park users should continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Please remember that although the outside temperature is warm, the water is still winter-cold. Hypothermia can occur quickly in very cold water. For additional water safety tips, visit the Department of Health's Lake, River and Beach Safety web page.