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Bighorn Canyon NRA cautions boaters during high water


July 12, 2017

LOVELL — The lake level on July 11, was 3,646 feet, six feet into the flood pool. The Bureau of Reclamation anticipates the lake level to reach 3,647 by Friday, July 14.

At this level Black Canyon Campground will likely be completely inundated, according to the National Park Service. The Bureau of Reclamation is anticipating the lake level to return to flood pool by the end of July. 

Bighorn Canyon has closed Black Canyon campground temporarily. The campground will reopen as soon as the water recedes to a suitable level and the campsites are determined to be safe for overnight occupan...

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