High water, debris closing some parts of Saylorville Lake

DES MOINES, Iowa- High water has forced the closure of several areas at Saylorville Lake.   

 The  Cherry Glen Lower Boat Ramp, the lower parking  lot at Lakeview High Water Boat Ramp, Oak Grove Beach Access, NW Jester Park Drive and the Control Tower Road. 

Lakeview Main, Lakeview High-water, Sandpiper and Cherry Glen Upper Boat Ramps will remain open. 

Parking for both boats and cars may be limited in these areas as Memorial Day holiday approaches. 

Boaters should expect some delays, if they try to launch during peak times.  Officials with the US Army Corps of Engineers also say boating conditions may be hazardous on Saylorville Lake due to submerged facilities and floating debris.   

Current information regarding the status of all recreation areas can be found by calling the lake information number at 515-276-0433. 

For current boat ramp availability call 515.509.2015  then 30#.

Lake level information and predictions can be found at  www.rivergages.com. 

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