The City of Grafton welcomes visitors to the town despite the rising floodwaters. The good news is that the crest is still expected on Friday and it’s slightly lower than the forecast earlier in the week. Only a few businesses have had to close because of the water, but there are detours set up through town to avoid the flood.
Most businesses are dry and open for visitors into the weekend, including Raging Rivers Water Park on the Great River Road. Grafton Mayor Tom Thompson says the detours are set up, but are no big deal to locals and easy to navigate for visitors:
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The Hawg Pitt bar and grill closed on Monday, but Thompson says the majority of businesses will be open. Visitors should call ahead if they are unsure. The Grafton Ferry and Brussels Ferry remain closed due to flooding. Pere Marquette State Park is open, but alternate routes are in place to access the lodge. For more visitor information, go to www.visitalton.com