coon rapids dam road and trail construction: phase 2

Road and trail construction will take place at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park (becoming Mississippi Gateway Regional Park.) 

The project will take place starting in the spring of 2020 and ending in the fall of 2020. The project includes construction of gravel and paved trails throughout the park, reconstruction of the non-motorized boat launch and construction of a road to the River Flats area.

Phase 2 of construction will impact the use of the park as noted below:


  • Boat launch carry-in area
  • Trails south of the dam
  • River Flats Picnic Area
  • Restrooms in the River Flats area