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  • Corps announces the second phase of reopenings at recreation facilities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a second phase of reopenings starting October 9, at Corps-managed recreation areas along the Okeechobee Waterway that were closed in March to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Corps campgrounds to shut down due to COVID-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces that there will be an orderly shutdown of the Corps Campgrounds on the Okeechobee Waterway next week, including the Ortona South, St. Lucie South and W.P. Franklin North Campgrounds.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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.