Wichita, Kan-- Along with higher water levels come boaters and campers. Park rangers say about 30,000 people visited Cheney on Saturday and Sunday.
The marina is back open after several years of drought, bring a big sigh of relief to Snyder's Marina.
"Income was nothing. It made it tough," said marina owner Dennis Snyder. "We just survived. It's really nice. A lot of stress is off. That's all that matters right now."
On Memorial Day weekend last year, the lake was still six feet below normal levels.