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Fort Snelling State Park To ReopenThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reopen Fort Snelling State Park after a three-week closure due to rains and flooding. The DNR will reopen the park Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. The parked closed June 22 when the main park road flooded.
Flooding Rampant In Minn. State ParksIn the last week we've seen more than 12 inches of rain, and it has caused rising water levels in lakes, rivers and streams.
Rain And High Water Affecting State Trails And Public AccessHeavy rainfalls and high water levels are creating problems for boaters and recreational trail users throughout Minnesota.