OMAHA, Neb. (KMTVO — DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge was pummeled by flooding back in March and many areas were closed as a result. Today, its Supervisory Park Ranger Peter Rea says portions of Desoto have reopened.
While DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge and the visitor centered have reopened, Rea says there are some limitations:
- All Boat Ramps are Closed
- Access to the Refuge is Via Highway 30 - The South Entrance Remains Closed
- Some Hiking Trails Remain Partially Flooded
- The East Gravel Road is Closed to Vehicles – Only Open to Foot Traffic
- The Missouri River Pullout is Closed
Rea also says the Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge remains closed for public use.