Siloam kayak park closed for maintenance

The Siloam Springs Kayak Park closed Tuesday, Sept. 21 for maintenance and is expected to remain closed for up to three weeks. Siloam Springs park manager Troy Kirkendall said that workers are installing a rock bed from the northern shore of the lake to the southern shore. This rock bed will extend into a sort of underwater wall or “mini dam” that is designed to increase the depth of water for park users. Workers are also making repairs to the park for minor damage due to flooding, and installing preventative maintenance. “It’s just completed its first year,” Kirkendall said of the park.