The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

June 27, 2013

Recreation areas close due to high water

Herald Staff Report

THOMSON, Ill. — 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 Ill.;

• Lock & Dam 13 (camping and boat ramp), Fulton Ill.;

• Cattail Slough; and

• Bulger's Hollow, Clinton.

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, visit

For further information on these closures, contact the Thomson Park Rangers at (815) 259-3628