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Soaking rain forces safety restrictions at county parks

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Posted at 8:54 PM, May 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-04 20:54:24-04

Safety restrictions are now being implemented at some Niagara County Parks as a result of recent heavy rains.

In Olcott, a bank slide along Lake Ontario is forcing the County Parks Department to seal off a portion of the area.

Signs are also being posted along a hiking trail at the Royalton Ravine where soil erosion caused a staircase there to fall.

People are being told to be extra cautious while visiting any county park.

Niagara County government will update the public when the areas reopen.