US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District Website

  • Corps to resume collection of recreation fees at Coralville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will resume collection of recreational day use fees for boat ramps at Coralville Lake beginning April 1. Launching fees are $5 per day, per vehicle and can be paid with a credit or debit card via the self-serve machines at each boat ramp location. No cash or coins will be accepted at Mehaffey and West Overlook. Sandy Beach boat ramp will continue to be free of charge.
  • Corps to resume collection of recreation fees at Saylorville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will resume collection of recreational day use fees for boat ramps at Saylorville Lake beginning April 1. Launching fees are $5 per day, per vehicle and can be paid with a credit or debit card via the self-serve machines at each boat ramp location. No cash or coins will be accepted at Cherry Glen, Sandpiper and Lakeview Main boat ramps. Lakeview Highwater boat ramp remains a cash or check only ramp with envelopes provided at the dropbox.
  • Virtual public open houses scheduled for Coralville Lake Water Control Plan update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is finalizing the Coralville Lake Water Control Plan and is seeking public input. Virtual open house sessions are scheduled Feb. 25 and March 4 at 5 p.m. and are open to anyone who would like to attend. Participants are encouraged to attend the event online as a visual presentation will be given and the chat feature of the online platform will be used for questions and answers. An audio-only option is available for those unable to attend on the web.
  • Army Corps of Engineers requires face masks at all recreation projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds all visitors, volunteers and employees that a face mask is required in all USACE buildings and facilities. Masks must also be worn outdoors on USACE-managed lands and recreation areas if physical distancing cannot be met, such as when hiking on trails or visiting sites that may be popular or crowded
  • Corps seeks agricultural lease applications for land near Lake Red Rock

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is seeking applications for one, five-year agricultural lease in Marion County, Iowa, near Lake Red Rock. Applications must be received, by mail, to the Real Estate office by Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. and will be evaluated based upon the highest annual rental proposed.
  • Corps seeks input on revised Coralville Lake Water Control Plan, plans virtual open house events

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is finalizing the Coralville Lake Water Control Plan and is seeking public input. Two virtual open house events will be hosted to offer a question and answer opportunity for the public and gather feedback about the updated plan. The first virtual event will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. and the second will be Thursday, March 4, at 5 p.m.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2021 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021.
  • Army Corps of Engineers announces publication of 2021 Nationwide Permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today the publication in the Federal Register of the 2021 Nationwide Permits (NWPs). The 12 reissued and four new 2021 NWPs in the rule are necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.
  • Recreators warned of unstable ice at Coralville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is advising all visitors, including ice fishermen and snowmobilers, to stay off the ice at Coralville Lake and to use extreme caution along the shoreline. Recent fluctuations in temperatures and snow cover has made the ice unstable.
  • Outflow gates at Saylorville Lake Dam to close for concrete placement

    On Friday, Dec. 18, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District will close the outflow gates at the Saylorville Lake Dam for approximately 48 hours to facilitate concrete placement and curing in the outlet channel. Bob Shetler Recreation Area will remain closed to visitors during this time and visitors are asked to stay clear of the work area.