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  • NR 20-020: Nashville District reopening beaches, picnic shelters in Kentucky June 29

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 23, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening recreation facilities following COVID-19 closures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening additional Corps-managed day use recreation areas and amenities within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky June 29, 2020.
  • NR 20-019: Corps approves Lake Cumberland Marina expansion with finding of no significant impact

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2020) – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently approved the Lake Cumberland Marina expansion after a National Environmental Protection Act review concluded with a “Finding of No Significant Impact” regarding an evaluation of effects to the human environment associated with the proposed expansion.
  • NR 20-014: Lake Cumberland’s Lakeview Boat Ramp closed to stage debris

    SOMERSET, Ky. (May 15, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the temporary closure of the Lakeview Boat Ramp until further notice. The boat ramp area is being used for the Corps of Engineers debris collection program for staging and processing large wood collected from Lake Cumberland and its shoreline.
  • 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 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.