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Kayak launch, floating bridge, docks installed along Red River in Fargo

Kayak rentals are available at Lindenwood Park daily from noon to 9 p.m., at a rate of $10 an hour.

Joel Vettel, incoming director of Fargo Parks, talks Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, about the new ADA-compliant adaptive launch for non-motorized boats on the Red River in Lindenwood Park, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Joel Vettel, former director of the Fargo Park District, talks Sept. 1, 2016, about the kayak launch on the Red River in Lindenwood Park.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
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FARGO — The Fargo Park District has installed a kayak launch, floating bridge and docks for the summer season.

The floating bridge and one dock at Dike East, 100 2nd St. S., and the dock at Iwen Park, 1209 52nd Ave. S., are now in place on the Red River.

A pedestrian bridge was already in place at Lindenwood Park at 1701 5th St. S.

The adaptive kayak launch, which is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, has been installed at Lindenwood Park for the season. The Forest River kayak launch is expected to be put in place soon.

Kayak rentals are available at Lindenwood Park daily from noon to 9 p.m., at a rate of $10 an hour.

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For more information, call the Fargo Park District at 701-499-6060 or visit FargoParks.com.

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