By CBS3 Staff

CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Chester County government will keep operating essential services only until at least May 15. However, it will gradually reopen county-owned parks starting next week.

Black Rock Sanctuary, Wolf’s Hollow and Exton Park will reopen on Wednesday, May 6.

The four remaining parks — Hibernia Park, Nottingham County Park, Warwick Park and Springton Manor Farm — will open on Tuesday, May 12.

Park amenities, like pavilion rentals, will remain closed.