Cattail Slough Recreation Area south of Fulton, Ill., has been closed due to high water levels on the Mississippi River.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project said the recreation area will remain closed until it has dried out enough to allow safe motor vehicle access and any debris has been removed.

For more information on the closure, contact Thomson Park Rangers at 815-259-3628 or www.missriver.org.

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