• Campgrounds Open at Lake Shelbyville

    Campgrounds Open at Lake Shelbyville Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville would like to announce Coon Creek, Forrest W. “Bo” Wood, Lithia Springs, and Opossum Creek campgrounds are now open. Lone Point Campground and Wilborn Creek Group Camp are closed until further notice.
  • High Water at Lake Shelbyville

    For Immediate Release: 26 May 2020 Release No.: 20-10 High Water at Lake Shelbyville Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Shelbyville has reported high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation has risen to 11.44 feet above normal summer pool (599.7 feet referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD). The level as of 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 was 611.14 feet NVGD and the discharge rate was 2000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Lake Shelbyville is expected to crest on Wednesday, May 27 at 612.0 feet NGVD. This is based on the current discharge rate with no additional precipitation.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campgrounds at Wappapello to Open Soon

    Wappapello Lake – Keeping in line with state and federal guidelines, the Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce Corps operated campgrounds at Wappapello Lake will open for the season just in time for the Memorial Day Holiday weekend! All Corps campgrounds will open on Friday, May 22. This includes all of Greenville, Redman Creek and Peoples Creek campgrounds (developed campgrounds) as well as all primitive campgrounds and primitive camping.
  • Mark Twain Lake Campground Changes and Opening Information

    Mark Twain Lake, May 11, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake would like to
  • Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

    Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), to Maj. Gen. Diana M. Holland in a formal change of command ceremony June 30 at 10 a.m. at MVD headquarters. Due to the current conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will not be open to the public, but will be live streamed on Facebook @mississippivalleydivision.
  • Mark Twain Lake Campgrounds Converting to 100% Reservable With Recreation.gov

    Mark Twain Lake, May 5, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will implement
  • U.S. Army Corps Announces the Re-Opening of Limited Facilities at Mark Twain Lake

    April 27, 2020 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing planned opening dates for
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Facility Closures at Wappapello Lake Continue

    Efforts to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff members continue as Corps of Engineers staff at Wappapello Lake plan for the reopening of Corps recreation areas as soon as practical, given the situation with the COVID-19 virus.  With this said, state and federal guidelines are being used to make decisions on facility operations. It is important to note changes in these guidelines are quickly evolving and we are developing plans to reopen facilities that can change with short notice.  The Corps will do everything possible to announce those decisions via Facebook and through our local media partners.
  • Work underway in Missouri to expand medical capacity

    Federal agencies are working together to help the State of Missouri expand medical capacity, in case of a surge in COVID-19 patients in coming days and weeks.
  • Corps of Engineers Extends Facility Closures at Wappapello Lake

    Wappapello Lake – In an effort to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff members, the Wappapello Lake Project Office and Visitor Center, all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps of Engineers) campgrounds, fish cleaning stations, swim beaches, and playgrounds at Wappapello Lake will remain closed until further notice.