Parks & Recreation Special Notices & Closures 

Severe weather updates and cancellations 

  • Arlington-Arkwright Dog Park:
    • The Arlington-Arkwright Dog Park will be temporarily closed for maintenance from October 9-13. Please visit one of our other dog parks during this time. 
  • Crosby Farm Regional Park:
    • In partnership with Ramsey County, a special permit archery hunt will take place in Crosby Farm Regional Park and in Highland Park on October 9 - 11 and October 30 – November 1, 2023, for deer management. Crosby Farm Regional Park will be closed to the public on these dates, and work in Highland Park will take place on a twenty-acre parcel of land along 7th Street, south of Montreal Avenue, that has been hunted since 2014.
    • A sewer main break occurred near the service road just south of Shepard Road that runs along the east side of I-35E. Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) is in the process of repairing the sewer main. During this repair, the service road from Shepard Road along 35E will be closed; no other impacts are anticipated.
      For more information visit the MCES website.
  •  Hidden Falls Regional Park: 
  • Recreation Centers: 
  • Mississippi River area closures:
    • Areas along the Mississippi River may occasionally close due to flooding, icy conditions, or maintenance. Please use caution near the river. For flood closure updates, visit: 
  • EAB: For information on boulevard ash tree removal, visit the Structured Removal webpage.
  • Design and construction updates: For more information on park, facility, road, and trail closures related to park construction projects, visit the Current Projects webpage.
  • Public Works: For road closure information related to Public Works projects, visit the Public Works Road Closures page.
  • COVID-19 updates: For information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), visit  

Last Edited: September 21, 2023