Hover Park is about 200-acres of undeveloped open space about six miles downstream on Columbia River the of Two Rivers Park in the Finley area. It’s operated by the Benton County Parks Department.
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Benton officials are faced with a ‘strange’ request — make clothes optional at a riverfront park

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Benton officials are faced with a ‘strange’ request — make clothes optional at a riverfront park

A Tri-Citian is asking Benton County officials to consider designating a section of Hover Park as “clothing optional.”

The request recently came in from a man who specifically named the rural riverside park as the location for what otherwise might be known as a nude beach.

Now, officials are trying to determine what exactly this man expects, and how he would want it done before pursuing the idea further.

Hover Park is about 200-acres of undeveloped open space about six miles downstream on Columbia River the of Two Rivers Park in the Finley area. It’s operated by the Benton County Parks Department.
Bob Brawdy TRI-CITY HERALD Hover Park is about 200-acres of undeveloped open space about six miles downstream on Columbia River the of Two Rivers Park in the Finley area. It’s operated by the Benton County Parks Department.

Adam Fyall, the county’s parks project manager and sustainable development manager, said it is just an idea at this point and not even a proposal.

The man’s name has not been disclosed.

Mention of the idea at a Benton County commissioners’ meeting earlier this month elicited some laughs from the board and audience.

Fyall so far has had one quick phone conversation with the man but isn’t sure just how serious he is.

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Source: Tri-City Herald

Original publication 15 December, 2019

Posted on NatCorn 15th January 2020

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