William O’Brien boat launch closed until Oct. 15

The boat launch at William O’Brien State Park in Scandia will be closed until Oct. 15 while the lower parking lot is paved and a drainage system installed. Canoe and kayak rentals will be unavailable during that time. If construction ends as expected, the canoe and kayak rental station will be open for MEA weekend, October 18 to 21.

In the meantime, the Osceola Landing is located 8.8 miles north of William O’Brien State Park, or 6.3 miles north of Scandia Trail (TH-97), on St. Croix Trail (TH-95).

For more information, contact Park Manager Wayne Boerner at 651-433-0500.