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  • Nominations Now Being Accepted for Coralville Lake Veterans Trail Dedication

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake, in partnership with Johnson County Veterans organizations, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Memorial Day Veterans Trail dedication ceremony. Veterans selected from the list of nominations will be honored for their outstanding service during this year’s event and have their names added to a location along the trail.
  • Service Contracts Open for Bid at Coralville Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake is looking for motivated individuals who would like to continue to make Coralville Lake a great place to enjoy the outdoors! We are currently accepting bids for several service contract positions.
  • Coralville Lake to Host Veterans Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Friends of Coralville Lake, and the Veterans Trail Commission Board invite the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon on Nov. 11 celebrating the grand reopening of the newly remodeled Veterans Trail. The ceremony will be held near the entrance of the Veterans Trail, across the street from Coralville Lake’s Administration Office located at 2850 Prairie Du Chien Rd NE, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Lane Restriction on Coralville Dam

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – On Monday, Aug. 26, the portion of Prairie Du Chien Road NE that crosses Coralville Dam will be restricted to one lane from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to construction inside the control structure on the dam. Drivers are encouraged to use alternative routes or expect delays.
  • Corps of Engineers to Increase Coralville Lake Outflows

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is temporarily increasing outflows at Coralville Lake from 6,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 10,000 cfs to expedite evacuation of flood waters from the reservoir. Seasonal constraints, typically used to reduce flood crests downstream, have also been raised from 14 to 19 feet at Lone Tree, Iowa, and from 21 to 25 feet at Wapello, Iowa, to assist in maintaining flood storage capacity within the reservoir.
  • Coralville Lake to Host Earth Day Celebration

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake on Sunday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate Earth Day with a tree planting activity to help beautify the area by the dam.
  • 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.
  • Closures at Coralville Lake

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - Due to rising lake levels, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake are closing several recreational areas starting September 4. Closed areas will include the Curtis Bridge Boat Ramp, the boat ramp and swim beach at Sandy Beach Day Use Area, campsites 170-181 and 194-208 and the beaches and boat ramp at the Sugar Bottom Recreation Area. Due to water over the roadway, 140th Street between Ely Road and the Sandy Beach Day Use Area will also be impassible.
  • Coralville Reservoir Memorial Day Ceremony Postponed

    IOWA CITY, Iowa. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is postponing the Annual Memorial Day Veteran’s Trail Ceremony due to wet weather and ongoing construction at the site.
  • Campground End of Season Dates

    IOWA CITY, IOWA – The end of the 2017 camping season at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Coralville Lake is approaching.