Bill Bryan

Flooded state parks update
6:45 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

One Mo. state park still closed, another partially open, nearly 1 year after flood

Flood waters from the Missouri River cover most of Big Lake State Park in the summer of 2011.
via Flickr/MissouriDNRPhoto

Progress has been made on one of two flood-damaged state parks in northwest Missouri.

Big Lake and Lewis & Clark State Parks were underwater for several weeks during last summer’s severe flooding along the Missouri River.  Lewis and Clark, about 20 miles southwest of St. Joseph, has reopened for day use only.  Missouri State Parks Superintendent Bill Bryan says the campground is still closed.

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