• 2018 Water Control Operations/Dam Safety Public Workshop

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a Water Control/Dam Safety public workshop on Monday, 3 December 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s Village Resort Conference Center in Carlyle, Illinois.
  • M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center Winter Hours

    November 19, 2018, Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the winter hours of
  • Water Control/Dam Safety Annual Operating Meeting at Mark Twain Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake invites everyone to the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial
  • Lake Shelbyville to host Smithsonian Exhibit

    The Museum on Main Street exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution and Illinois Humanities will be on display at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center from December 15, 2018 – January 26, 2019.
  • Aerial Spraying for Bush Honeysuckle to Take Place this Fall

      For Immediate Release: 02 November 2018 Release No.: 19-03   Aerial Spraying for Bush Honeysuckle
  • Temporary Eagle Bluff Trail Closure at the M.W. Boudreaux Recreation Area

    Mark Twain Lake, November 1, 2018 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake are
  • Temporary Recreation Area Closings at Lake Shelbyville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park will hold the 29th Annual Lake Shelbyville Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities during the first firearm deer season on November 16-18, 2018. The hunt will be conducted in portions of recreation areas at Lake Shelbyville that are closed for the season.
  • WATERFOWL REFUGE AND NO HUNTING ZONES

    Mark Twain Lake, October 30, 2018 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a waterfowl refuge on
  • Firewood Cutting Opportunity at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake will offer the opportunity for individuals to obtain a Special Use Permit to cut downed trees for firewood at Boulder and Coles Creek Recreation Areas and Campgrounds. Permits will be available at the Carlyle Lake Project Office from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. beginning October 31, 2018. A total of 20 permits will be issued on a first come first serve basis at no charge. Trees will be located throughout the campgrounds and recreation areas, vehicle access will be limited to paved surfaces only. Cutting will be permitted Tuesday through Sunday beginning November 6, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Cutting will not be permitted during the 2018 Illinois Firearm Deer Season dates of November 16th – 18th and November 29th – December 2nd.
  • Halloween Happenings at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – Plans are underway for Halloween activities at Dam West Campground on Saturday, October 27. Kid-friendly events will start at 5:30 p.m. and be followed by campground trick or treating. Campers are encouraged to decorate their site for a chance to win free camping. Campsite must be family-friendly. Park Rangers will be judging sites at 8:00 p.m. and participants will be awarded with five days of free camping for first place, three days of free camping for second place, and two days of free camping for third place.