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Storms cause park flooding, closures

Heavy rains overnight have forced the closure of George Wyth State Park and portions of Dolliver State Park.

George Wyth State Park will be closed completely starting at 4:30pm, Friday, May 4. The Cedar River is projected to crest on Monday morning and park officials hope to be back open by mid-week next week. Park staff expect water across the roadways in the campground areas and throughout the park. The trails will also be underwater and closed for any use.

At Dolliver State Park, the north and south main entrances are open, but the middle section of the park, which includes the campground, center lodge, family cabins and boat ramp, is closed due to flooding. The north open shelter will remain open with access from only the north entrance and the south lodge will also remain open with access from only the south entrance—there is no through access.

Please check with the local parks for any day-to-day updates on openings and closures.

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