Tag: Parks and Lakes
  • Amid challenges of COVID-19, a community organization contributes to USACE public lands

    Despite the months of May through September being the height of the recreation season for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public lands, in March the USACE conducted an orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds to protect the public and its workforce from further spread of COVID-19. Upon reopening the Douglas Creek Recreation Area at Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota in late June, a local community organization hosted a 5K race and used some of the proceeds to donate a custom picnic table to the park.
  • Parks and Recreation real-life mission for Omaha District

    OMAHA, Neb. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, manages more 235 parks and recreation areas, over 400,000 acres of public lands, and more than one million acres of water surface areas.
  • A single day of volunteering makes a giant difference

    Day in and day out, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District works to ensure that visitors to our Corps parks and lakes are able to enjoy nature at its best. That means a year-round effort by park rangers and staff to keep these lakes, rivers, recreation areas and campsites free of trash and in working order. Once a year, however, many visitors return to our parks, and some come for the first time, to lend a helping hand in the ongoing effort to maintain public lands.
  • Rain dampens event, but families still enjoy Kids Fishing Day

    Despite the ‘pineapple express’ that brought widespread rain across much of the state, over 30 children and their families participated in the annual Kids Fishing Day event held at Eastman Lake on April 7.
  • Black Butte Lake installs self-pay fee machines

    Fee Machines going in at many Corps parks
  • America the Beautiful passes now available at Corps parks

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin issuing America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands interagency passes at its parks and lakes beginning Jan. 1, 2016.
  • Volunteer opportunity for Truckee River Day at Martis Creek Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host Truckee River Day and celebrate the spirit of National Public Lands Day Oct. 14, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Martis Creek Lake in Truckee.