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Posted 10/7/2018

Release no. 18-061

On Monday, October 8, the South Overlook boat ramp will be closed until further notice due to rising lake levels.  The portion of the Volksweg Trail around the Marina Cove bay will also be closed. 

Boat ramps that are currently open include those at the Whitebreast Recreation Area, Marina Cove and Elk Rock State Park (just off of Highway 14) 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. 

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. 


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