Minn. Campsite, Trail Closures Due to Storms

Updated: 06/28/2013 5:17 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda



Despite last week's storm damage, Minnesota Parks and Recreation areas are open, and campsites are still available for the busy Fourth of July weekend.

State parks had to temporarily close off a few areas due to flooding, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Officials recommend that park goers call ahead before traveling to parks and trails this weekend.

Visit the DNR website for additional information.

Anyone who wants a spot will need to act fast. As always at this time of year, the reservable campsites are booking quickly. Up to a third of the campsites at Minnesota State Parks will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The following areas are temporary closed due to flooding as of Friday, June 28: