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Corps of Engineers closes its Blackhawk Park due to high water

Published April 30, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its Blackhawk Park, located near De Soto, Wisconsin, today, April 30, due to high river levels.

Corps staff also closed three Mississippi River landings due to the high river stages. They include Bad Axe and Jay’s landings in Wisconsin and Millstone Landing in Minnesota.

If you have upcoming reservations at Blackhawk Park, park staff will contact you as your reservation date approaches, or you may contact park staff at 608-648-3314.

The Corps will reopen the park and landings as conditions allow.

The nearly 600 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the St. Paul District Fiscal Year 2016 $78 million budget, nearly 1,250 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $120 million to the national economy. For more information, see
www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

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