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  • NR 21-17: Lake Cumberland campgrounds set to reopen for recreation season

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 31, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that campgrounds at Lake Cumberland in South Central Kentucky are set to reopen for the recreation season.
  • NR 21-16: Nashville District campgrounds impacted in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville announces that high water at its lakes has impacted some campgrounds in the Cumberland River Basin that will delay their scheduled opening dates.
  • NR 21-15: Closure of Center Hill Recreation Area begins evening of April 7

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (March 30, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing Center Hill Lake Recreation Area, also known as Ike Park. The ramp, shelters, and restroom facilities are scheduled to be closed 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 through April 8, 2021 for a Corps of Engineers hosted event.
  • NR 21-14: Public workshops scheduled for Martins Fork Lake Master Plan revision

    SMITH, Ky. (March 29, 2021) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Martins Fork Lake is sponsoring events April 28 to receive comments on the lake’s Master Plan revision. The public is invited to the Harlan Civic Center 6 to 8 p.m. to participate in a workshop. The staff is also available for an open house noon to 3 p.m. at the Resource Manager’s Office at the lake.
  • NR 21-13: Lake Cumberland Visitor’s Center set to reopen

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 25, 2021) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Lake Cumberland Visitor’s Center in Somerset, Kentucky, is reopening to visitors Thursday, April 1, 2021. The office previously only accepted visitors by appointment only as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • NR 21-12: J. Percy Priest Lake public-private partnership being evaluated to improve outdoor recreation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 23, 2021) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is taking initial steps to assess if there is private sector interest in leasing the Cook Recreation Area on the shoreline of J. Percy Priest Lake in Hermitage, Tennessee, to provide the public with improved outdoor recreation opportunities.
  • NR 21-11: Waitsboro Recreation Area closing for road repairs

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 18, 2021) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing Waitsboro Recreation Area at Lake Cumberland for roadway repairs March 19-24, 2021. The boat ramp and parking lot will not be accessible by the public at this time. The recreation area is reopening to the public 8 a.m. March 25, 2021.
  • NR 21-10: Floating Mill Recreation Area closing for maintenance

    SILVER POINT, Tenn. (March 17, 2021) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing Floating Mill Recreation Area at Center Hill Lake Thursday, March 18, through Sunday, March 21. The ramp, shelter, beach, and restroom facilities are not accessible due to maintenance and restriping of parking lots. The recreation area will be fully reopened to the public 8 a.m. March 22, 2021.
  • NR 21-09: Cordell Hull Lake campgrounds opening soon

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (March 12, 2021) – Cordell Hull Lake is set to open both Defeated Creek and Salt Lick Creek Campgrounds in the coming weeks.
  • NR 21-08: Corps of Engineers Day Use Pass purchases go digital

    CELINA, Tenn. (March 11, 2021) – The Corps of Engineers Annual Day Use Passes for the expiration year of 2022 are now available for digital online purchase. Each annual pass is valid one year from the date of purchase and costs $40.