HEARTLAND FLOOD: DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge reopens to the public

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MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (WOWT) - The DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge announced on Monday that the facility has reopened to public use following closure due to flooding.

There are some restrictions in place while conditions continue to improve at the refuge.

All boat ramps are closed and so is the south entrance to the refuge. Access to the refuge is via Highway 30.

Some hiking trails remain partially flooded and the east gravel road is only open to foot traffic.

The Missouri River pullout is also closed.

Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge remains closed to public use due to the flooding.