High water affects camping at 2 W.Va. lakes

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    High water affects camping at 2 W.Va. lakes


    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- One campground and part of another at Burnsville Lake are closed because of high water.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also delayed opening the East Fork Campground at East Lynn Lake for a week because of high water.

    At Burnsville Lake, all of Riffle Run campground is closed. The lower sections of the Bulltown campground are closed. Launch ramps are both campgrounds are closed.

    The corps said Friday that Burnsville Lake is 12 feet higher than normal.

    East Lynn Lake is 9 feet higher than normal.