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With floodwaters receding, Fort Snelling State Park will partially reopen to the public Monday.

Ongoing cleanup and other maintenance will keep some areas of the park closed, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said Thursday in a news release.

The heavily visited state park at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers in Hennepin County was shut down April 21 as water levels rose. In 2019, flooding damaged roads, trees and trails, and even dislodged a fishing pier. The park didn't reopen until July.

The DNR encouraged visitors to check for park updates and other information at