Recreation Areas Open at Kaskaskia River Project

Published Oct. 17, 2013

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. Be sure to check out our website at or Facebook page at for the latest updates.

For more information contact the Kaskaskia River Project Office at 4800 Lock and Dam Road, Modoc, IL 62261, call (618)284-7160, or email at KaskyL&

Travis Little

Release no. 13-072