Mississippi River Lock Closure in Minneapolis
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock is CLOSED.
Effective June 10, 2015, Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock (RM 854R) is closed permanently. For more information, refer to the following news release.
The adjacent dam is extremely dangerous.
- Do not approach.
- Exit the river upstream of the lock and dam.
- Paddlers: Use portage accesses on river right at Flagpole Plaza upstream of the dam and Bohemian Flats downstream of the dam.
Take-out at Flagpole Plaza, on river right, across the river from the Grain Belt Beer sign.
For lockage information, call Lower St. Anthony Falls Lock: (651) 290-5936 (answered by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 24/7)
Map (Order map) | Interactive Map | Water characteristics (Check the river level report at Mississippi River near Anoka (RM 861.4))