Popular Snake River Beach Illia Dunes South Of Colfax Will Remain Closed Through Holiday Weekend

A popular beach on the Lower Snake River South of Colfax will stay closed through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The Illia Dunes recreation site has been closed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  The beach is on the Garfield County side of the river just below Lower Granite Dam.

There is no word from the agency yet when the dunes might reopen.