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  • Recreation Areas Reopen as Water Recedes

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is reopening several recreation areas along the Mississippi River that were recently closed due to flooding.
  • Lock and Dam 16 Visitor Overlook Access

    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – Beginning Monday, Sept. 19, access to the Lock and Dam 16 visitor overlook will be restricted due to construction activities at Lock and Dam 16. The visitor overlook will remain closed during construction activities which are scheduled to conclude in mid-March 2017. Limited access to the visitor overlook will be available during special events such as the Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Weekend, January 27-29, 2017. Winter is a popular time at the visitor overlook due to the large concentrations of eagles that roost near the dam. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
  • Bicycle Tour of the Rock Island Arsenal

    Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that the Mississippi River Visitor Center at Locks and Dam #15 is inviting guests to bring their bicycles for a tour of historic Arsenal Island. This six-mile ride will be held on Sunday, July 17th from 11:30am – 1:00pm.
  • Enjoy America’s Waterways, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

    ROCK ISLAND, IL — Before heading out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of
  • FREE Boating Safety Classes

    Rock Island, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering four different opportunities to attend a free boating safety education class. The classes will be held on the following dates: April 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd.
  • Volunteers Needed at Corps of Engineers Parks

    Rock Island, IL - The Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project is seeking volunteers to fill positions in parks located along the Mississippi River in Thomson, IL, Hampton, IL and Rock Island, IL.
  • 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.