• Corps of Engineers to host Metro East levee open house events

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses in November to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use
  • Recreation Areas Open at Kaskaskia River Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened all recreation areas that were closed due to the government shutdown on Thursday, October 17th. This includes the Kaskaskia River Boat Access and Day Use Area upstream of the lock and dam. It also includes the Confluence Campground and Trail downstream of the lock and dam. The Mississippi River Boat Access is still closed due to low water conditions.
  • Mark Twain Lake Reopens after Partial Government Shutdown

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff at Mark Twain Lake have started working diligently to reopen facilities for the public. Even with the House and Senate voting to reopen the government Wednesday night, there are several steps that have to be taken before its recreational areas can be used by the public. Rangers will have to thoroughly inspect campgrounds and boat ramps before visitors can return--similar to what they do after severe weather. Rangers will make sure electrical facilities are working, restrooms are in good condition, and in general make sure everything is in order for public safety.
  • Recreation Areas Reopen at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will reopen all recreation areas that were closed due to the government shutdown, Thursday, October 17th. This includes all boat ramps, day use areas, outlying parking lots, and the Dam West, McNair and East Spillway Campgrounds. Dam West and McNair Campgrounds will remain open through 12:00 noon, Sunday, November 3, 2013. Dam East Campground will remain open year round. All existing campground reservations will be honored. The Boulder and Coles Creek Campgrounds are closed for the season. All existing campground reservations will be honored. Eldon Hazlet State Park has remained open thought the Government shutdown and will remain open.
  • Waterfowl Refuge and No Hunting Zones at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a waterfowl refuge on the Middle Fork and
  • Government Shutdown Leads to Canncellation of Annual Halloween Walk Event at Mark Twain Lake

               The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake, Monroe City, MO, has announced the
  • Corp of Engineers' Riverlands anniversary events cancelled due to government shutdown

    Alton, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District's Rivers Project Office has cancelled the 25th Anniversary ceremony and the Great Rivers Festival due to the extended government shutdown.
  • Government Shutdown Leads to Boat Ramp Closures at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake -The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake has closed boat ramps managed
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preparing for possible October 1 nationwide closure of USACE-operated campgrounds and day-use parks

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is preparing for the closure of all USACE-operated campgrounds and day-use parks nationwide beginning Tuesday, October 1, if the potential shutdown of the federal government for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation goes into effect. Affected recreation areas would not reopen until after the shutdown is lifted