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2022 "Along the River"

Along the River 2022

To view a digital copy of the 2022 "Along the River" booklet, click on the image above. To request a free copy of the booklet by mail, call 309-794-5338 or email your MAILING ADDRESS to mvrodmn15@usace.army.mil

The Along the River publication provides detailed information on all Mississippi River Project recreation areas including campgrounds, boat ramps and day use areas, and includes a calendar of events for these areas. 

Welcome to the Mississippi River Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Mississippi River Project, Recreation and Natural Resource Management Section, encompasses 314 miles on the Mississippi River from Potosi, Wisconsin, to Saverton, Missouri. 

We manage a total of 16 campgrounds, 14 day use facilities, 22 boat ramps, a visitor center and 55,000 acres of forested land for public use. Our project is the oldest and one of the largest continually-managed forested resources managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. We take pride in protecting our diverse natural resources while providing safe recreational opportunities for everyone to enjoy.

If you are interested in finding out more about our many recreational areas, this website is the place to explore. If you are interested in receiving a hard copy of our Along the River Guide to Recreation for the Mississippi River Project feel free to e-mail or call us at 309-794-5338.

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Events

Winter Eagle Watching Opportunities
Start Date/Time:
Friday, January 7, 2022 12:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:00 AM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Description:

Multiple Bald Eagle viewing events will be happening along the Mississippi River in the winter that the Corps of Engineers will be participating at. The public is invited to attend any of these events. More information can be found HERE.

Owned by Michael Mckean On Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Recreation Along the River