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Posted on: January 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Park Closures in Napa Due to Flooding

Park Closures


Due to continued flooding the Parks and Recreation Services Department will be temporarily closing portions of Kennedy Park. The department will be locking one of the main gates on Streblow Drive today. This closure will remain in affect through Monday 1/16/23. The amenities at the park that will be closed include Ball Fields 1,2 and 3, Permeant Restrooms, Boat Launch, Flying Circle, Playground, Skate Park, Picnic Sites, BMX Track, Duck Pond and all parking lots and pathways beyond the closure. The open portion of the park will be closed at Sunset during this time. Please reference the attached closure map for additional details.

In addition to the Kennedy Park closure the Flood Gates on McKinstry Street will be closed today. The department will be closing off pedestrian access to Oxbow Commons Park today. This closure will remain in effect through Monday 1/16/23.

The department will continue to assess the conditions make adjustments to the closure as needed.


Due to recent storms that have created localized flooding throughout the City of Napa the Parks and Recreation Services Department has needed to temporarily close a number of its parks and facility to the public. Below is a list of parks that are affected by the recent storms and have been closed or hours reduced due to flooding. These closures will likely continue through the holiday weekend, however parks staff will be monitoring conditions daily and re-opening or closed facilities as conditions change.

•        Main Street Boat Dock is closed due to Flooding. 

•        Trancas Crossing Park is closed due to Localized Flooding. 

•        Kennedy Park will be closed at Sunset due to Localized Flooding. 

Oxbow Commons Park is currently open, however conditions can change rapidly and the park may be closed on short notice at the direction of the Napa County Flood District in accordance with the Operational Plan for the Oxbow Bypass. The Parks and Recreation department will be updating the public with any changes to these closures.

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