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  • Corps to close campgrounds, day use parks along Okeechobee Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will close all of its campgrounds and day-use parks at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The district previously announced it intended to keep these areas open as long as possible. However, support to recreation areas can no longer be sustained as the district progresses through its orderly shutdown.
  • Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced a reduction in the water discharges from Lake Okeechobee starting tomorrow.
  • Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds and recreation areas along Okeechobee Waterway to remain open temporarily during shutdown

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will continue full operations despite a lapse in federal funding at its recreation areas along the Okeechobee Waterway.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to increase the water releases from Lake Okeechobee as part of efforts to manage the rising lake level.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

    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 on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. Locations in Florida include W.P. Franklin, Ortona and St. Lucie recreation areas.
  • Corps reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will further reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee starting this weekend.
  • Corps reduces water releases from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee as a result of falling lake levels, drier conditions and an improving precipitation forecast.
  • Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced increases in flows from Lake Okeechobee for at least the next two weeks.
  • 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.
  • Corps extends current Lake Okeechobee release

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to extend the current water release from Lake Okeechobee through next week.