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Corps updates preventative measures in place for COVID-19 at West Thompson Lake in North Grosvenordale

Published April 6, 2020

North Grosvenordale, Conn. – In accordance with the most recent Connecticut Stay-At-Home and Safe Practices Advisory, the following COVID-19 measures continue at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, West Thompson Lake in North Grosvenordale, Connecticut.

  • The West Thompson Lake Disc Golf Course is closed to the public until further notice.
  • Boat Ramp and other parking areas are closed to the public until further notice.
  • The West Thompson Lake Office is closed to the public until further notice. Access is limited to mission essential employees, shipping companies, contractors and essential service personnel.
  • All USACE sponsored events, on-site interpretive programming and volunteer activities are cancelled until further notice.
  • No new Special event or activity permits will be issued until further notice; those permits that have already been issued will be considered for revocation based upon latest Public Health guidelines.


Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. USACE continues to follow the guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions. Please continue to monitor this page for status updates.  The public’s patience and understanding during this unprecedented time is appreciated.


 For this measure to continue, and for the health and safety of all, visitors must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Stay home if feeling sick.
  • Avoid activities where individuals will come in close contact with one another and/or gathering in groups of ten or more.
  • Maintain physical distance of at least 6 feet.
  • Practice healthy personal hygiene.
  • Avoid touching surfaces frequently touched by others. Wash thoroughly or sanitize your hands if you do.

Additional closures may occur at West Thompson Lake based on Federal, State or local health and safety directives. Updates will be posted on:



www.facebook.com/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/WestThompsonLake.


These measures are necessary to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), ensure and protect the health and well-being of our visitors, employees, contractors and volunteers.



The health of our team and the community is our top priority. We urge all visitors follow the CDC’s guidelines and remain diligent regarding hygiene and social distancing. CDC guidelines and more information can be found at www.conoravirus.gov.



Tim Dugan

Release no. 20-018