Grand Isle State Park closes in preparation for TS Karen

GRAND ISLE, LA (WAFB) - Effective immediately, Grand Isle State Park is closed to visitors and is expected to reopen on Monday, October 7.

In advance of Tropical Storm Karen's path, the Town of Grand Isle has issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents and a mandatory evacuation order for travel trailers and campers.

Visitors to Grand Isle State Park will be contacted by the Office of State Parks, regarding refunds on overnight reservations.

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