The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has announced flooding has forced closures at numerous state parks.
The following state parks, trails and campgrounds are currently closed or will be closing as the flood waters rise.
George Wyth State Park - closing on Friday, June 22, including Brinker
LakeWilson Island State Recreation Area - closing Friday, June 22 at noon
Dolliver State Park - closed
Ledges State Park - Lower Ledges Road and parking lots closed
Elk Rock State Park - equestrian trail closed
Brushy Creek State Recreation Area - bike and equestrian trails closed
Big Creek State Park -Neil Smith Trail closed
Volga River State Park - equestrian trails closed
Backbone State Park - closed
The DNR says as the flood waters recede over the next couple of weeks, DNR staff will work to reopen the closed areas.
The predicted flooding in some areas will likely cause closures during the Fourth of July holiday. The DNR is processing refunds for campsite reservations and facility rentals (cabins, shelters, day-use lodges) impacted by the closures.
If your reservation is affected you will be contacted directly.