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Operations Manager: Robert Schnell
(570) 835-5281
FAX: (570) 835-5422
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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri
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Project Overview

The Tioga-Hammond Lakes project is unique in that it consists of two separate dams, one on the Tioga River and the other along Crooked Creek.  The lakes formed by both dams are joined by a gated connecting channel. The project was operationally complete in 1978.

Hammond Lake has 685 surface acres of water. The project includes the Ives Run Recreation Area with a campground, boat launches and overnight mooring for campers. Fishing, picnicking, swimming, various sport fields, and a volleyball court are close by. Visit our Display Gardens near the Visitor Information Center and learn about native trees, shrubs and flowers.

The Lambs Creek Recreation Area is a day use facility on the Tioga Lake, with 498 surface acres of water, located just a few miles north of Mansfield, Pennsylvania. Its secluded location offers a boater's paradise and great water-skiing opportunities. Picnic sites with horseshoe pits and a hiking or biking trail are close by.


Policy for Operations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

It is incumbent upon visitors of USACE recreation projects to know the rules concerning use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), such as drones. 

UAS pose a potential risk to USACE personnel, safety, infrastructure, equipment and mission conduct.

In accordance with Title 36 CFR, Parks, Forest and Public Property, Parts 327.4(b) and (c), UAS are prohibited from flying over any USACE projects, except over lands designated by the District Commander or Operations Project Manager.

If a person is operating a UAS in undesignated areas, without exclusive permission, or recklessly, local law enforcement may be called upon.

Please adhere to the information in the "Policy for Operations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at Corps Operations Division Project Lands of the Baltimore District."


America the Beautiful Passes

America the Beautiful passes will not be available for sale locally but can be obtained through the U.S. Geological Survey store at Please call 570-835-5281 for more information on how to obtain these passes.


Events Schedule

There are no scheduled events at this time.