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Update on beaches at Lake Red Rock

Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 5, 2013 11:31 a.m. CDT

As of July 4, bacteria sampling at North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock showed extremely low bacteria counts. The beach will no longer be posted “Swimming Not Recommended.” Test results from the main body of the lake continue to show low bacterial counts.

The following recreation areas are closed at this time: Whitebreast Beach, South Overlook Boat Ramp and a portion of the Volksweg Trail near Marina Cove. All other Corps of Engineers recreation areas around the lake and below the Red Rock Dam are open at this time.

For the most current lake level, dam outflow and forecast information, check out www.rivergages.com

For questions, contact the US Army Corps of Engineers at (641) 828-7522 or (641) 628-8690.

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