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  • Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch 2016

    Muscatine, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites the public to enjoy a day of eagle viewing and activities. The annual Muscatine Bald Eagle Watch will take place Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Pearl City Station in Riverside Park, 100 Harbor Drive, Muscatine, Iowa.
  • Historic Clock Tower and Eagle Watch Tours

    Rock Island, IL - 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. Learn about the Historic Clock Tower building as you climb the stairs to the top. Waiting there is a spectacular view of the Mississippi River where you will have the opportunity to see Bald Eagles who visit our area during the cold winter months.
  • Lock and Dam 21 Visitor Access Limited during Winter Construction

    QUINCY, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Mississippi River Project announces that starting December 3, access to the Lock and Dam 21 Visitor Overlook will be restricted due to construction activities.
  • Lock and Dam 13 Visitor Access Limited during Winter Construction

    THOMSON, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Mississippi River Project announces that starting November 23, access to the Lock and Dam 13 Visitor Overlook will be limited due to construction activities.
  • Shady Creek's Trick-or-Treat in the Park

    Muscatine, IA - Bring the family down to the Mississippi River for a night of fun and trick-or-treating at Shady Creek’s first annual Trick-or-Treat in the Park. This year the event is scheduled for Saturday, October 24 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Clark’s Ferry Recreation Area Boat Ramp Repairs

    Montpelier, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be completing repairs to the Clark’s Ferry Recreation Area boat ramp courtesy loading dock beginning on September 23, 2015.
  • New Visitor Center Hours

    Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi River Project announces that the Visitor Center located at Locks and Dam 15 will be closed on Sundays and Mondays until Memorial Day beginning Sunday, September 20, 2015.
  • Rock Island District waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 26

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District announces it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 26.
  • Labor Day Weekend Tours of Locks and Dam #15

    Rock Island, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering free tours of Locks and Dam #15 on Saturday, Sunday and Monday this Labor Day Holiday Weekend. These tours will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and will each last one hour. These will be the last public Locks and Dam tours for the summer season. Visitors on these guided tours will learn about the history of Locks and Dam #15, the Government Bridge and how they both work while walking around the lock.
  • Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Supports Every Kid in a Park

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is participating in the Every Kid in a Park program, a presidential initiative that was announced by the Obama Administration September 2. The program is part of the president’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them.