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Corps temporarily closing Gull recreation area

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its recreation areas at Gull Lake Recreation Area, near Brainerd, June 16-19 to reseal the roads.

Visitors with existing reservations may experience minor impacts.

Gull Lake Dam controls the runoff from 287 square miles of drainage area and the 10 lakes of the Gull Lake chain. The dam raised the lake level approximately five feet. For specific questions regarding the temporary closure, contact the Gull Lake office at 829-3334.

The nearly 650 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response.