• Coralville Lake to Host Eagle Watch

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting an Eagle Watch at Coralville Lake on Saturday, February 2, from 1-3 p.m. Outdoor viewing will be held along the riverfront at the Tailwater West Recreation Area below the dam and indoor viewing will be available inside the Coralville Lake Visitor Center along with educational activities. Park rangers and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide spotting scopes for closer viewing.
  • Unstable Ice on Coralville Lake

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake is asking all visitors including ice fishermen and snowmobilers to stay off the ice for safety reasons. Recent fluctuations in warm and cold temperatures, along with rain and snow have decreased the stability of the ice. Ice formation on the reservoir is different than small lakes and ponds because moving water under the ice slows the freezing process.
  • Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watch Tours

    Rock Island, Illinois- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the Visitor Center at Locks and Dam #15 is inviting guests to participate in Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watching Tours.
  • Saylorville Lake Dam Road Closed Due to Winter Weather

    January 18, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Saylorville Lake Dam Road Closed Due to Winter WeatherDue to
  • Saylorville Lake Ice Warning

    January 17, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Saylorville Lake Ice WarningThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Campsite Upgrades at Coralville Lake Affecting Reservation Process

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of making upgrades to a number of campsites at Coralville Lake. During the 2019 season, campsites being improved will appear as unavailable in the online reservation system. Once work is complete, the unavailable sites will again be reservable via the website: www.recreation.gov or by calling toll free to 877-444-6777.
  • 35th Annual Clinton Bald Eagle Watch

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Clinton Community College, Clinton Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge will be hosting the 35th Annual Bald Eagle Watch on Saturday January 5, 2019. Educational programs and environmental exhibits will be held at the Clinton Community College. Eagle viewing will be held at Lock and Dam #13 in Fulton, Illinois.
  • Sugar Bottom Mountain Bike Trails and Disc Golf Course Closure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close Coralville Lake’s Sugar Bottom Mountain Bike Trails and Sugar Bottom Disc Golf Course near Solon, Iowa beginning Saturday, December 1. This closure is to accommodate the shotgun and muzzle loader hunting seasons for whitetail deer. Both the trails and disc golf course will be closed from December 1, 2018 to January 27, 2019.
  • Illinois Waterway Visitor Center Resumes Daily Operations

    The Illinois Waterway Visitor Center will resume normal operating hours November 29 with its doors open seven days a week.
  • Saylorville Lake Outflow Will Affect Des Moines River Levels

    Saylorville Lake Outflow will Affect Des Moines River Levels The water level at Saylorville Lake has