UPDATE: Freeman Park closed Saturday due to crowded conditions

Freeman Park (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY)– The town of Carolina Beach is closing Freeman park Saturday due to over crowdedness, according to a Facebook post.

The town had initially reported a temporary closure from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., but an extended closure was warranted for public safety. The post noted closings north of zone 12 and great beach weather overcrowded the park.

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In addition, the post cautions visitors that plan on visiting Sunday, June 23 to expect  additional closures pending patron usage.