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Raystown Lake announces Mountain Bike Skills Park, Allegrippis Trails seasonal closure
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will close Raystown Lake's Mountain Bike Skills Park for the winter season on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The Skills Park is scheduled to reopen in April 2023 for the start of the new recreation season.
Raystown Lake Drawdown
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun a controlled lake drawdown from summer pool elevation 786’ NGVD to a target of 8 feet below at 778’ NGVD, which will occur incrementally throughout the months of October and November.
Boating Restrictions Lifted at Raystown Lake Dam, Following Inspections for Upcoming Rehabilitation Work
The area of Raystown Lake downstream of Mile Marker 1 has reopened to all boat traffic following critical inspections as part of major infrastructure rehabilitation project and the completion of the first phase of construction work on portions of the Raystown Dam’s mechanical equipment.
Corps of Engineers awards contract to dredge Lower Wicomico River
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, has awarded a $13.5 million contract
Army Corps announces Tioga-Hammond Lambs Creek Recreation Area Hunting Closure Dates for Mansfield University Special Events
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will temporarily close the Lambs Creek Recreation Area for hunting, in conjunction with upcoming Mansfield University cross country races. Access to the Lambs Creek Boat Launch will remain open. The closure will be effective on the following dates:
Gate openings, guidelines announced for 2022, 2023 Raystown Hunting Seasons
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Raystown Lake announces the opening of the following access roads to accommodate upcoming hunting seasons.
Partial Closure of Raystown Lake for Dam Maintenance
Beginning September 12, 2022, the area of Raystown Lake downstream of Mile Marker 1 will be closed to all boat traffic to allow construction workers to safely perform underwater and surface work on portions of Raystown Dam’s mechanical equipment.
Army Corps, Maryland DOT sign agreement to commence $4 billion Chesapeake Bay restoration project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of
High heat, drought conditions impact recreation at Hammond Lake
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Hammond Lake encourages continued safety for the visiting public as high temperatures and drought conditions continue to impact recreation.
Army Corps announces recreation impacts at Jennings Randolph Lake from low lake levels, lake now open for shoreline fishing
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake (JRL) reminds the public about low lake levels impacting water recreation; announces the entire lake is now accessible for shoreline fishing.