The Army Corps of Engineers is the steward of the lands and waters at Corps water resources projects. It's Natural Resources Management mission is to manage and conserve those natural resources, consistent with the ecosystem management principles, while providing quality public outdoor recreation experiences to serve the needs of present and future generations. This site is your gateway to recreation opportunities at Corps lands and waters. Welcome to the Corps Lakes Gateway and please be sure to see our National Recreation Strategy!
Corps Lakes on Your Phone!
Get all Corps Lakes information while on the go
Happenings Around the Lake....
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Recreation.Gov - Stories About our Lakes
Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary on the Mississippi Flyway near Saint Louis
Rend Lake, A Southern Illinois Recreation Area and Resort - Visit Rend Lake
Celebrate our bountiful lakes and rivers during National Fishing and Boating Week
Safety: National Safe Boating Week
What Visitors Are Saying....
Ozark Lake - "it is very clean. the host was very helpful. we like how quiet it is and good distance between sites."
Corps Lakes & Google Earth!
Click here to view Corps Lakes via Google Earth
You must have Google Earth installed to use
NOTE: This file will appear in your "Places" window in Google Earth as "NET_Rec_Project_011108" under the Temporary folder, you can move it into "My Places" folder and open it directly in Google Earth later. For returning users, please remove any older Rec_Project files that you have previously saved in your "Places" window.
USACE Recreation Brochure - Enjoy Your National Lakes and Rivers
Recreational opportunities with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers!
View Brochure by State
Corps Lakes Photo album
Click on the photo album to view the Corps Album.
View the new designed Recreation.gov site!
Corps Lakes E-Card System!
Click on the postcard to create your own electronic postcard!