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Boaters encouraged to avoid popular Village Creek boat ramp on Mississippi River

  • 5/20/2021 3:24:00 PM
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LANSING – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges boaters to use caution at the Lansing Village Creek boat access with lower water predicted through next week. Boats could run aground as river levels drop due to a partial closure of the boat channel at the mouth of the creek and the channel going under the bridge.

Boaters are encouraged to seek other ramps in the area, including New Albin army road north of Lansing and at Heytman’s Landing, south of Lansing. There are many ramps on the Wisconsin side of the river. The Big Slough and Winneshiek Slough Landings are directly across the Lansing Bridge in Wisconsin. Blackhawk Park area has multiple ramps and Dairyland Power access south of Genoa has plenty of parking.