The Department of Natural Resources closed swimming beaches at four Indiana sites including Raccoon Lake, Mississinewa Lake, Patoka Lake and Salamonie Lake.
The boats were out at at Parke County's Raccoon Lake on Saturday, but the beaches were empty.
Mooresville mom Charlie Lodics said she came to the beach in hopes of some summertime family fun.
"The beach is closed. I brought my nephew and my son and they are like, Great, we can't swim," Lodics said.
Drought conditions have kept water levels lower than normal, increasing the risk that swimmers could hurt themselves on underwater debris, RTV6s Chance Walser reported.
Burn bans are in place at Chain O'Lakes, Ouabache, Pokagen, Prophetstown, and Salamonie state parks.
Right now, more than 80 percent of Indiana is suffering from at least a moderate drought, and this June will likely go down as one of the driest Junes on record.
DNR officials placed a strong emphasis on using extreme caution when taking part in outdoor activities during summer months.
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