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Beaches Still Open for 4th of July, but Expect Crowds
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- High water has closed off several lakes and beaches in the metro on the 4th of July including Saylorville Lake and Gray's Lake. Surprisingly, Raccoon River Park has not been affected by flooding and is open and dry. They are expecting 10,000 people to come through the park for the beach and fireworks.