Flooding impacts 9 state parks in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa- The current flooding impacting parts of Iowa is also causing some closures at state parks and recreational areas throughout the state.

The rapidly rising flood waters have caused full or partial closings at the following state parks:

Walnut Woods State Park, West Des Moines

Dolliver Memorial State Park, Lehigh

Wilson Island State Recreational Area, Missouri Valley

Springbrook State Park, Guthrie Center

Wapsipinicon State Park, Anamosa

Banner Lakes at Summerset State Park, Indianola

Brushy Creek State Recreational Area, Lehigh

George Wyth State Park, Waterloo

Ledges State Park, Madrid

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says some parks could be closed for several days to allow the water to recede and cleanup efforts to take place before any visitors will be allowed back into the impacted areas.


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