U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Washington D.C.
has implemented changes in the recreation day use fees charged for boat
launches and swimming beaches managed by USACE.
These fees were last changed in 2002.
Changes have been made related to day use fees, USACE
annual pass fees, America the Beautiful pass sales and America the Beautiful
Senior and Access pass usage.
Payment of the day use fee entitles the user to launch a
boat or use any developed swimming beach at any USACE-operated recreation area
for that day. Day use fee changes are as follows:
- $5.00 will be charged per private non-commercial
- $2.00 per adult for walk-in or bike-in.
- $20.00 will be charged per bus or commercial vehicle.
- Children under the age of 16 are not charged a day use
USACE Annual Passes are now $40.00, which permits the
holder and accompanying passengers the daily use of facilities managed by USACE
for one calendar year.
America the Beautiful Interagency passes are now being
sold at over 240 USACE projects across the country. These include senior,
access, annual, military, and Every Kid in a Park passes. The senior and access
passes now allow pass holders to utilize USACE day use areas free of charge
rather than at a discounted price. Pass holders are still able to use the pass
for discounts while camping. Golden Age and Golden Access passports are still
valid and may be replaced by America the Beautiful Senior or Access Passes at
At Lake Red Rock, these passes can be purchased Monday –
Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM at the Lake Red Rock Administration Office (1105
North Highway T-15, Knoxville, Iowa 50138).
The USACE annual passes and the America the Beautiful Senior passes can
also be purchased Saturday - Sunday at the Lake Red Rock Visitor Center and at
the campground fee booths when they open (late April – thru September).
USACE is the nation’s largest federal provider of outdoor
recreation, managing more than 400 lakes and river projects in 43 states and
hosting more than 370 million visits per year. With 90 percent of these
recreation areas within 50 miles of metropolitan areas, they provide a diverse
range of outdoor activities close to home and to people of all ages.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON LAKE RED ROCK:
Call (641) 828-7522 or visit www.lakeredrock.org.