Tag: recreation
  • Corps of Engineers reviews agreement with non-profit partners at Raystown Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District announced today that it has conducted a review of all Cooperative Joint Management (CJM) arrangements (agreements and leases) it has with its non-profit, cooperating associations at Raystown Lake. Under these arrangements, cooperating associations have been collecting and retaining user fees generated from the public’s use of Army Corps of Engineers-constructed recreation facilities and reinvesting the fees to perform operation and maintenance of facilities within this jointly-managed lease area. The Baltimore District currently has one such agreement in place at Raystown Lake in Huntingdon, Pa., with the Friends of Raystown Lake group.
  • Corps of Engineers Baltimore District launches new phone App

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District recently launched a mobile App to enhance the way visitors are able to access important information about district flood control and recreation projects, navigation, contracting opportunities, and water safety.
  • Raystown Lake hosts annual sidewalk art contest

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. — Visitors are invited to “Chalk the Walk” at Seven Points Beach on August 17, 2013. The Indiana University of Pennsylvania chapter of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake are hosting a sidewalk art contest to bring art into the community while spreading water safety awareness.
  • Raystown not enrolled in DMAP for the 2013-14 hunting season

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces that they will not be enrolled in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) for the 2013-2014 hunting season. The DMAP is administered by the PA Game Commission and allows additional deer harvest tags in designated areas to allow for greater forest regeneration. DMAP coupons will not be available for the eastern side of Raystown Lake also known as Area 89.
  • Enjoy Your Holiday, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive (July 4, 2013)

    Fourth of July holiday water safety tips for 2013.
  • Jennings Randolph Lake announces Fourth of July scheduled activities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Jennings Randolph Lake announces a variety of activities planned for the Fourth of July weekend 2013.
  • Corps celebrates America’s Great Outdoors, opens new pathway

    BALTIMORE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District is celebrating an America’s Great Outdoors event with a ceremony to officially open Raystown Lake’s Greenside Pathway, June 20. The keynote speaker for the formal presentation is Ms. Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, scheduled for noon at the Raystown Lake Amphitheatre in the Seven Points Recreation Area. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place immediately following the formal presentation at the kiosk adjacent to the trail.
  • Open House Planned at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes

    TIOGA, PA. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes invites the public to attend a quarterly open house on Monday, June 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tompkins Meadow Camp Pavilion, Cowanesque Lake.
  • Jennings Randolph Lake hosts annual cleanup event, seeks volunteers

    Jennings Randolph Lake, W.Va. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jennings Randolph Lake and the Friends of Jennings Randolph invite the public to take part in the third annual Jennings Randolph Lake cleanup event, Saturday, June 15.
  • Opening of recreation areas to Canada Goose Hunting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the opening of Canada Goose Hunting beginning Tuesday, December 11, 2012.