• Carlyle Lake Pool Update, June 3, 2013

    CARLYLE LAKE – As of 9:00 a.m., Monday, June 3, 2013, the pool elevation of Carlyle Lake is 450.68 feet NGVD with a release rate of approximately 5,680 cubic feet per second (cfs). Yesterday’s inflow was 17,570 dsf. Due to the previous rainfall, Carlyle Lake is predicted to crest on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at less than 451.5 feet NGVD.
  • Corps of Engineers prepares for rising river levels

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District is responding to flooding on the Mississippi River by activating its Emergency Operations Center in St. Louis and closing locks on the Mississippi River.
  • Rising Lake Levels Affecting Some Facilities at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clarence Cannon Dam and Mark Twain Lake are
  • Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake

    Carlyle Lake - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Carlyle Lake Project offers an abundance of recreation opportunities for lake visitors. Dam West, Coles Creek, and Boulder Campgrounds are open with sites available on a first-come-first-serve basis and through reservation by calling the National Recreation Reservation Service at 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.recreation.gov. McNair and Dam East Campgrounds are open on a first-come-first-serve basis. The Eldon Hazlet State Park is also open and has sites available first-come, first-serve or online at www.reserveamerica.com
  • Rock & Mineral Show at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake would like to invite the
  • Kids Fishing Day at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake – In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, the U.S. Army Corps of
  • 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.
  • June is National Great Outdoors Month, Celebrate at Carlyle Lake!

    CARLYLE LAKE – President Obama has proclaimed June as National Great Outdoors Month! The President’s proclamation urges all Americans to spend time in the great outdoors and to uphold our nation’s legacy of conserving our lands for future generations.
  • Memorial Day Weekend Calls for Water Safety

    CARLYLE LAKE–Drowning remains the number one cause of death in recreational boating accidents. Ninety percent of those who drowned were NOT wearing their life jackets. Saturday, May 18, marked the start of National Safe Boating Week, an annual nationwide event dedicated to raising the awareness of boating safety prior to Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of the summer boating season. The campaign’s theme, “Ready, Set, Wear-It” is designed to emphasize the importance of wearing a life jacket. Water safety must be a top priority for everyone using the nation’s waterways and lakes this summer. An estimated 350 million people visit U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas each year. Below are safety tips from the Corps of Engineers to help recreation seekers stay safe in the water over the Memorial Day holiday weekend and into the summer.
  • Weekend Activities at Carlyle Lake

    CARLYLE LAKE–The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is preparing for a fun and safe weekend celebrating Memorial Day. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other outdoor activities, Carlyle Lake offers an abundance of recreation opportunities. While participating in water related recreation activities, always wear your life jacket. Over two-thirds of people who drown never had any intention of being in the water.