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Posted 7/2/2014

Release no. 14-038

Several recreation areas at Lake Red Rock have been closed due to high water levels:

The South Overlook boat ramp, the section of the Volksweg Trail adjacent to the marina, and the Whitebreast Beach have been closed.

Boat ramps that are currently open include those at the Whitebreast Recreation Area, Marina Cove, Elk Rock State Park (just off of Hwy 14), and Cordova Park for lake access, and Howell Station Landing for river access below the dam.  Please note that parking areas at the Marina Cove ramp are very limited during times of high water. 

All other recreation areas at Lake Red Rock are open at this time.

For the most current lake level, dam outflow and forecast information, check out  If you have questions, please contact the US Army Corps of Engineers at (641) 828-7522 or (641) 628-8690.  Website:

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