Several area park and boat launches will be closed this weekend due to rising river levels caused by recent rainfall, the city of Red Wing announced Friday, May 24, 2019.

The following will be closed:

  • The road into Colvill Park
  • Frazier Street access to the public boat launch
  • The parking lot of the Red Wing Marina
  • Parts of Bay Point Park are closed, though the Field of Honor to commemorate Memorial Day is still open

According to the city news release: "If you encounter barricades while driving, please do not drive around them. They are in place to protect driver’s safety, and it is unlawful to remove them or drive around them. Thank you for your cooperation and have a safe holiday."