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Many parks, boat ramps closing as Lake Lanier continues to rise
Toto, Thompson Creek, Nix Bridge parks in Dawson affected
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Recent heavy rains are taking their toll on Lake Lanier recreation sites. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed many area parks, boat ramps and beaches this week as result of the lake level rising above 1,073 feet above sea level. Lanier's normal winter full pool is 1,070 feet.