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  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.
  • Road Maintenance to Cause Temporary Closures at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake, November 3, 2021 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake announces that there will be temporary closures at several recreation areas for road maintenance. Work is scheduled between November 8, 2021 to November 16, 2021. Areas may be closed for only a few days during the dates noted. Please obey all traffic laws and pay attention to construction and safety signs in the area. Be safe and watch for construction workers and their equipment. Areas that will be impacted are:
  • AUTOMATED FEE MACHINES AT MARK TWAIN LAKE

    Mark Twain Lake, November 2, 2021 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the installation of new automated fee collection machines at the following recreation areas: M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center, David C. Berti Shooting Range, Ray Behrens, Robert Allen, South Fork, Stoutsville, Indian Creek, Spalding Beach/Day Use, and Spalding Boat Ramp.
  • FIREWOOD CUTTING AT MARK TWAIN LAKE

    Mark Twain Lake, October 25, 2021 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that firewood cutting for personal use will be allowed by permit on designated areas of Mark Twain Lake. The cutting period will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue through February 25, 2022. Please be aware that firewood cutting areas may closed for short durations during this period to accommodate hunting seasons, inclement weather, and ground conditions.
  • Waterfowl Refuge and No Hunting Zones at Mark Twain Lake

    Mark Twain Lake, October 21, 2021 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a waterfowl refuge on the Middle Fork and Elk Fork branches on Mark Twain Lake during the waterfowl season. The refuge provides approximately 3,000 acres of habitat for migratory waterfowl to feed and rest before continuing south towards their wintering grounds.
  • David C Berti Shooting Range Closed for Maintenance

    October 19, 2021, Mark Twain Lake – The David C. Berti Shooting Range located in the Warren G. See South Spillway Recreation Area at Mark Twain Lake will be closed from on Monday, October 25 and Tuesday October 26, 2021 for visitor and maintenance staff safety while safety fence is installed. Please follow all posted construction signs, keep out signs and other safety signs. If you need additional information, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097 or email us at marktwaininfo@usace.army.mil.
  • Corps Extends Camping Season for Some Sites at Mark Twain Lake

    October 6, 2021, Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Mark Twain Lake has announced an extension of the camping season for some sites due to increased public demand. To accommodate the increased need for campsites the Ray Behrens, Indian Creek and Frank Russell Campgrounds have extended the season for selected sites as listed below:
  • David C. Berti Shooting Range Closed for Maintenance

    September 23, 2021, Mark Twain Lake - The David C. Berti Shooting Range located in the Warren G. See South Spillway Recreation Area at Mark Twain Lake will be closed from on Monday, September 27, 2021 for visitor and maintenance staff safety while sidewalk upgrades are performed at the range. Please follow all posted construction signs, keep out signs and other safety signs. If you need additional information, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097 or email us at marktwaininfo@usace.army.mil.
  • Advanced Tickets Required to attend the 2021 Indian Creek Halloween Walk

    September 13, 2021, Mark Twain Lake – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake is excited to announce we will be holding the Halloween Walk event this year at the Indian Creek Campground! To provide as safe an event as possible, there have been some changes due to Covid -19. These changes are as follows:
  • David C Berti Shooting Range Closed for Maintenance

    September 13, 2021, Mark Twain Lake – The David C. Berti Shooting Range located in the Warren G. See South Spillway Recreation Area at Mark Twain Lake will be closed from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. on September 16 and 17, 2021 for visitor and maintenance staff safety while work is performed at the range. There will also be future short-term closures for additional site maintenance and sidewalk upgrades. Please follow all posted construction signs, keep out signs and other safety signs. If you need additional information, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573.735.4097 or email us at marktwaininfo@usace.army.mil.