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Corps issues reminder about Lake O Scenic Trail closures

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undertakes repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee, agency officials are reminding hikers and bikers that major portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) remain closed. [Read More]
Published: Dec-23-15

Corps to close portion of Lake O Scenic Trail near Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) near Okeechobee as part of rehabilitation activities on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding the lake. The Corps will close about 3 miles of the trail between Taylor Creek and Nubbin Slough. The closures are necessary for public safety while work on the replacement of a nearby water control structure (Culvert 8) takes place. The trail is expected to be closed in this location from Monday (April 27) until mid-May. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-15

Corps to close additional section of Lake O Scenic Trail

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-15

Corps reopens a section of Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reopened a 3-mile section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-14

Corps to close portion of Lake O Scenic Trail near Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to close a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) near Okeechobee as rehabilitation continues on the Herbert Hoover Dike, the earthen structure surrounding the lake. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-14

Corps to close section of Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail along the [Read More]
Published: Dec-06-13

Enjoy Your Holiday, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death, yet the number of deaths by drowning could be reduced drastically if everyone would wear a life jacket. Statistics show that 89 percent of those who drown at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes and rivers may have survived if they had worn a life jacket. Here are some safety tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July holiday. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-13

Corps closes portions of trail to accommodate dike repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will close additional portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) due to ongoing construction associated with the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. On May 1, the portion of trail between John Stretch Park and South Bay is scheduled to close. The closure will likely remain in effect through most of 2014, while contractors work to replace a water control structure at the Culvert 4A site west of South Bay. [Read More]
Published: Apr-25-13

Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Facebook site launched

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the launch of the Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Facebook site. This page is specifically geared towards people who want to learn more about Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway and the surrounding communities. A variety of information will be posted, including information about water releases, navigation, structure closings, water safety, recreation, the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST), the Herbert Hoover Dike, boating and fishing, environmental stewardship, local events, emergency operations and much more. “Like” Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway on Facebook at http://bit.ly/LakeO [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13

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
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