Cattail Slough Recreation Area closed due to high water


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Posted Online: July 29, 2011, 9:24 am
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Press release submitted by Thomson Ranger Office

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Cattail Slough recreation area south of Fulton Illinois has been closed due to the rising floodwaters.

The recreation area will remain closed until it has dried out sufficiently to allow safe motor vehicle access and any debris has been removed.

To learn more about the Mississippi River, you are encouraged to visit www.missriver.org. For further information on this closure, please contact the Thomson Park Rangers at 815-259-3628







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