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  • NR 20-013: Nashville District opening campgrounds, recreation areas in June

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening facilities as part of its COVID-19 reopening plan, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening its corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Tennessee June 1, 2020.
  • NR 20-010: Nashville District extends campgrounds closure through end of May

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is extending its closure of 25 Corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky and Tennessee through at least May 31 in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • NR 20-009: Fishing Creek Recreation Area closing for roadway repair

    SOMERSET, Ky. (April 28, 2020) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Fishing Creek Recreation Area at Lake Cumberland is closing May 1 due to roadway repairs. Officials estimate the area will reopen May 20. During this time the boat ramp, day-use area, and campground will be unavailable.
  • NR 20-007: Public comment sought on environmental assessment for proposed Lake Cumberland Marina expansion

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 13, 2020) – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is seeking public comment on a draft “environmental assessment” and “unsigned finding of no significant impact,” which evaluate effects to the human environment associated with a proposed expansion of Lake Cumberland Marina.
  • NR 20-005: Nashville District provides update for 2020 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2020) – In the interest of public safety, and in accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is taking the following precautionary measures to assist public health efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
  • NR 20-002: Public input sought on 2020 draft Barkley Shoreline Management Plan

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2020) — The Lake Barkley Resource Manager’s Office invites the public to attend one of three public workshops and provide input concerning the upcoming Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan five-year review.
  • NR 19-049: Bio-acoustic fish fence now operational at Barkley Lock

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2019) – Officials commissioned a bio-acoustic fish fence, an experimental project, during a ceremony today at Barkley Lock. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressman James Comer, Kentucky 1st District, along with project partners, ceremonially inaugurated the BAFF system as part of a three-year evaluation to deter Asian carp from migrating through the navigation lock and further up the Cumberland River.
  • NR 19-047: Fishing Creek Campground, boat ramp closing Sept. 30, 2019

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Fishing Creek Campground and boat launching ramp at Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Ky., are closing Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 for road repairs and repaving.
  • NR 19-034: Public meeting on proposed Lake Cumberland marina expansion

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 12, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to a meeting to discuss the Lake Cumberland Marina expansion proposal, 6:30 to 9 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Salem Elementary School in Russell Springs, Ky.
  • NR 19-029: Corps conducting flood reduction surveys in Bell County

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 18, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is performing structure surveys in Bell County, Kentucky during the spring and summer of 2019 to identify homes and businesses that are vulnerable to a recurrence of the destructive April 1977 flood, the most severe flood in the region in the last six decades.