Parks & Recreation Special Notices & Closures 

Severe weather updates and cancellations 

  • July 12, 2024 Mississippi River Flood Updates: Due to rising water levels in the Mississippi River, several parkland areas, trails, and facilities in Saint Paul have temporary closures. Please be aware that water levels can change quickly and without warning. Follow all posted signage, do not pass barricades, never enter flooded water, and follow all safety guidance.  Your cooperation is essential in ensuring community safety. 
    • City House - Closed - (Planned to reopen July 13. Visit their webpage for reopening updates:
    • Chestnut Plaza - Closed
    • Crosby Farm Regional Park - Open
    • Desnoyer Trail/Meeker Island Dog Park  - Closed
    • Fish Hatchery Trail  - Closed
    • Harriet Island Regional Park - City of Saint Paul operations staff and vendor partners have completed cleanup and restoration of the Harriet Island Regional Park property. The park will remain closed from July 11 – July 24 to support the Minnesota Yacht Club Festival production. For additional information please visit: The play area will remain closed through the end of 2024 due to renovations starting later this summer. 
    • Hidden Falls Regional Park North - Open, but boat launch and low-lying trails are closed  
    • Hidden Falls Regional Park South - Open, but some low-lying trails are closed
    • Kelly's Landing - Closed
    • Lower Landing Park – Open
    • Lamberts Landing - Closed
    • Lilydale Regional Park - Closed, including boat launch & dog park
    • Pig’s Eye Park - Open 
    • Raspberry Island - Open
    • Robert Piram Trail -  Closed between Eaton & Barge Channel Rd
    • Upper Landing - Open
    • Watergate Marina - Gas dock is closed
    • For more information on flood closures, visit: 
  • Lake Phalen Bike/Pedestrian Detour: East Shore Drive is closed along the north and northeast side of Lake Phalen, from Larpenteur Ave to the boat launch. Please follow the bike and pedestrian detours featured on this map.
  • Recreation Centers: 
  • EAB Ash Tree removal: 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.  

Last Edited: July 12, 2024