The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the following recreation areas are closed due to the rising floodwaters.
Thomson Causeway, Thomson Illinois
Lock & Dam 13 (camping and boat ramp), Fulton Illinois
Cattail Slough, Fulton Illinois
Bulger’s Hollow, Clinton Iowa
These recreation areas will remain closed until the waters recede and the areas are able to sufficiently dry out to allow safe motor vehicle access. For up-to-date information on park closures please visit www.missriver.org.
To learn more about the Mississippi River, you are encouraged to visit www.missriver.org. For further information on these closures, please contact the Thomson Park Rangers at 815-259-3628
Release no. 13-041