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City-owned lakes, ponds remain closed in Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2021-02-23 09:57:50 –

Oklahoma City (KFOR) – As temperatures rise and ice and snow melt, city officials say the surfaces of all lakes, canals and ponds owned by the city are not yet open to the public.

Oklahoma City officials say the closure is for public security reasons, especially to prevent people and their pets from walking on the ice.

As a result, fishing, boating, walking, skating and other activities in lakes, ponds and water are prohibited.

Unless otherwise stated, the park grounds are not affected by this closure.

The surfaces of closed lakes and ponds are:

  • Lake Hofner – Between NW Grand Boulevard and Hofner Road, and between Hofner Parkway (SH 74) and MacArthur Avenue.
  • Lake Oberholzer – Between NW 10th & 39th, N Morgan Road and Overholser Drive
  • Stanley Draper Lake – Between SE 149th & I-240, and S Douglas Blvd and Westminster Rd
  • Oklahoma River – Between Portland Avenue south of I-35 and I-40 in downtown Oklahoma City
  • Stinchcome Wildlife Sanctuary – NW 51st St and Stinchcomb Rd
  • Crystal lake, 6625 SW 15th St
  • Dolly’s Youth Park Pond, 5101 NW 50th St
  • Edwards Park Fishing Lake, 1515N Bryant Avenue
  • Kids Lake, 3200 W Wilshire Blvd
  • Kitchen lake, 5501 SE 119th St
  • Route 66 park pond, 9901 NW 23rd St
  • South Lakes Park Pond, 4302 SW 119th St
  • Zoo Lake, 2101 NE 50th St
  • Bricktown Canal, 111S.Mickey Mantle Drive

Those who refuse to leave part of a closed lake or pond after being ordered to leave may be subject to local government citations due to trespassing.

Authorities say the closure will be reassessed on Wednesday.

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