Heavy Rains Flood Some State Campsites and Trails; Check Conditions Online
It's been a rough stretch of weather leading to flooding all over the Northland, including some state campsites and trails. Dangerous river conditions can also be found throughout the area, as well as closures of several off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails and state forest roads.
The Minnesota DNR has crucial information available, from river levels to conditions of state parks and trails. You can use the links below to access this information, which is updated regularly.
Closures at this time include:
- The campground at Interstate State Park.
- Rock Lake Campground, Pillsbury State Forest.
- Tamarack Horsecamp and Boulder Campground in the St. Croix State Forest.
- OHV trails and some forest roads in the Nemadji and St. Croix state forests.
- The Kettle River Bridge north of Rutledge and the Willow River Bridge on the Willard Munger State Trail.
Although all state parks remain open, some campsites, trails and facilities are temporarily closed. With more heavy rain possible Saturday night, it's important to check condition updates online on a regular basis.
Water recreationists should avoid flooded waterbodies, stay alert for potential storm debris in waterways, and be sure to wear a life jacket at all times.