Beach Closings & Water Quality

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Hennepin County Beach Water Quality Information

Each summer, Hennepin County Public Health samples and analyzes the water at 31 public swimming beaches to make sure it is safe for swimming.

Hennepin County provides a regularly updated summary of beach status - open or closed - online. Additional public swimming beaches in the county (not listed here) are similarly monitored by their respective city or regional park authority.