“Movies in the Park” series continues despite closed Forest Park entrance

Safety is their first priority

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Forest Park kicked off week two of their Summer Movie in the Park series, despite the main entrance to the park being closed.

The entrance on Main Greeting Road was blocked off due to a recent culvert collapse from the rain.

People had to get to the movie from the parks Route 5 entrance.

Executive Director of Parks and Recreation, Patrick Sullivan told 22News that the entrance will be closed until the water is pumped out.

Construction at Forest Park making travel inconvenient

They said safety is their first priority.