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Cook Lake reopens


December 5, 2019

Cook Lake is once again open for recreation, but the dam project is not quite finished yet. Delays due to weather mean that the site will likely close again in the spring to wrap up construction, says District Ranger Mike Gosse.

“The Cook Lake project is done for this year, but not completely finished yet. The wintery weather we had in October caused delays in getting the project 100 percent finished,” he says.

“The Bureau of Reclamation crew did a great job in working through some tough conditions and did get the project 85 to 90 percent done. An additional four to six weeks of wor...

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