Memorial Day during a pandemic

Minnesotans flocked outdoors during the first major U.S. holiday of the coronavirus era. (Top photo by Jerry Holt) 

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Zoa Kopylov, 6, of Richfield, watched the water gush by at at Minnehaha Falls Park as she took a walk with her grandmother on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.
A steady flow of pedestrians walked around Lake Bde Maka Ska at a safe distance Monday on Memorial Day.
A cyclist rode the path around Lake Harriet on Monday evening.
Cash Criner tried, unsuccessfully, to climb onto a jumbo duck that urged people not to feed the ducks at Lake Harriet near the food concession Monday evening.
Rosalie Kirby, 7, did a cartwheel as her cousin Sophia watched as they walked through Minnehaha Falls Park with their families on Memorial Day.
Greg and Shelley Boyd wiped down picnic tables at an empty picnic shelter at Wabun Picnic Area at Minnehaha Falls Park with Clorox wipes before they had a social distancing get together with their daughters and their families on Memorial Day.
Greg Boyd, of St. Paul, clapped as his baby granddaughter Taysha Gilbert, 9 months, took some steps in front of him after she arrived with her family for a social distancing meal at the Wabun Picnic Area at Minnehaha Falls Park on Memorial Day in Minneapolis, Minn., on Monday, May 25, 2020. This was the first time Boyd and his wife Shelley were able to spend time with their children and grandchildren in-person since the Coronavirus pandemic. It was also the first time he got to watch Taysha walk in-person. Also pictured are his granddaughters Sage Gilbert, Eden Gilbert and his daughter Alisha Gilbert.
Greg Boyd, of St. Paul, gave an air hug to his granddaughter Eden Gilbert, 9, as she arrived with her family for a social distancing meal at the Wabun Picnic Area at Minnehaha Falls Park on Memorial Day in Minneapolis, Minn., on Monday, May 25, 2020. This was the first time Boyd and his wife Shelley were able to spend time with their children and grandchildren in-person since the Coronavirus pandemic.
Kate Szafranski sampled her brother Joey's concoction of a cola float with lemondade added to it while their family dined at the Lake Harriet concession stand Monday evening. "It's delicious," she concluded.
Boaters neared the Arcola Bridge on Lake Minnetonka.
A cyclist rode on the Dakota Trail near the Arcola Bridge on Lake Minnetonka.
Carol Kennedy snacked on an orange while she and her husband, George, took a break in front of the Bandshell while walking around Lake Harriet Monday night.
There was plenty of space at Minnehaha Falls Park on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.
Boaters passed the Arcola Bridge on Lake Minnetonka.