The boat launch replacement project is nearing completion at Joemma Beach.

According to Janet Shonk, area manager, the replacement will take place from July 28 through Aug. 2 to be in compliance with permitting regulations and take advantage of the lowest tides.

Most of the park will beclosedduring these dates and there will be no public access to the beach.

The day-use area, boat launch, parking lots, sites 13-19 and marine trail campsites will all be closed.Sites 1-12 will remain open for any drop-in campers who are unaware of the closure, Shonk said.

The dock will remain open to boaters, with access to the park restricted.If the work iscompleted before the end of the temporary closure, Shonk said thepark will reopen for full access.

For questions about the temporary closure, call (253) 884-1944.