WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

May 14, 1999
Contact: Jeff Weathersby, (360) 902-2256

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Silver Lake boat ramp closed to trailer use

VANCOUVER--The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife boat ramp at Silver Lake in Cowlitz County has been closed for launching boats on trailers.

The ramp was closed for safety reasons since the recent breach in the lake's dam occurred.

The access site's parking lot remains open and canoes, car-top boats and other smaller vessels still can be launched at the site.

The ramp closure for trailers likely will remain in effect through the summer.