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The Reptile Experience
Benton, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake will be hosting the first of a summer-long series of programs designed to educate and enlighten visitors to Rend Lake. The first program for the summer will be “The Reptile Experience” starring Serengeti Steve and the array of animals that he has to show. The program will be held at the Rend Lake Project Office/ Visitor Center on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Serengeti Steve will give two presentations, the first beginning at 11:00 a.m. and the second at 2:00 p.m.
Published: 5/23/2013
Interagency Military Pass waives day-use fees at USACE recreation sites nationwide
Benton – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will continue to accept the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide.
Published: 5/6/2013

Rend Lake


Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Rend Lake Project Office/Visitor Center
11981 Rend City Rd.
Benton, IL. 62812

Project Office: (618) 724-2493 
Fax: (618) 724-4089


Visitor Center Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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