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Corps announces re-opening of trail section, continues work in other locations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail from Moore Haven Lock north to Lakeport was recently re-opened after being closed temporarily during construction. Hikers, bicyclists and other recreationalists can enjoy more than ten miles of newly paved trail on the west side of Lake Okeechobee. [Read More]
Published: Jan-08-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Nov-07-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-12

Corps to close additional sections of Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close additional sections of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail while maintenance and rehabilitation work continues on the Herbert Hoover Dike. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues public notice for proposed beach renourishment project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District has issued a public notice in relation to an application for a Department of the Army permit, submitted by Bay County Tourist Development Council, Panama City Beach, Fla. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers honors new America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Annual Pass for Military

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) now accepts the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s new Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-12

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will waive day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 Corps-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Nov-01-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concerned with rise in deaths at Corps parks

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District is continuing to concentrate on water safety outreach at lake/river projects after a deadly start to the recreation season at Corps-managed parks nationwide. [Read More]
Published: Jul-19-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District says life jackets make perfect gifts and help save lives

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District says a life jacket is the perfect gift for Father’s Day and stresses the importance of wearing a life jacket while participating in water activities. [Read More]
Published: Jun-16-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District closes swimming beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has closed the swimming beach at W. P. Franklin South Recreation Area due to unsafe river conditions. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-11
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