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Flooding forces parts of George Wyth State Park to close

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Flooding from the Cedar River will close portions of George Wyth State Park starting Friday. Flooding from the Cedar River will close portions of George Wyth State Park starting Friday.
WATERLOO (KWWL) -

Flooding from the Cedar River will close portions of George Wyth State Park starting Friday.

George Wyth Lake, the campground, and Brinker Lake Access will all close at noon Friday. 

The campground, shelters and lodge will be closed through June 18. Anyone with reservations will be offered a full refund. 

The park will, however, be open for day use at George Wyth, Fisher and Alice Wyth lakes. 

According to the National Weather Service the Cedar River is still rising.

The Cedar River in Cedar Falls expected to crest at 91.7 feet on Saturday morning, 3.7 feet above flood stage.

In Waterloo, the river is expected to crest at 14.9 feet on Saturday morning, 1.9 feet above flood stage.

Contact the George Wyth State Park Office at 319-232-5505

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