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  • Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day, Sept. 26

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes volunteers to continue the annual tradition of public service by participating in this year’s National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 26. Events will be held both virtually and in-person where possible and with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
  • Hop Brook Lake Temporarily Closed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood control and recreation area at Hop Brook Lake which was closed on August 4, 2020 in preparation of Tropical Storm Isaias will remain closed until further notice as result of high wind damage from the storm.Please be aware at this time the Off Season Parking Lot
  • Edward MacDowell Lake celebrates 70th year commemoration

     July 31 marks the 70th anniversary of the completion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Edward MacDowell Lake Dam. The project was completed in 1950 at a cost of $2,014,000 and is named after the late composer, Edward MacDowell. The dam, located on Nubanusit Brook in Peterborough, east of Keene,
  • Hop Brook Lake and Hancock Brook Lake COVID-19 Measure Updates

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is implementing a phased reopening of the recreation area at Hop Brook Lake, Middlebury, Connecticut. Re-opening phase is in accordance with the Corps, state of Connecticut, and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) policies and procedures due to
  • Thomaston Dam, Northfield Brook Lake, Black Rock Dam Areas Reopening

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is implementing a phased reopening of recreation areas at Black Rock, Northfield Brook, and Thomaston Dam, all located in Thomaston, Connecticut. Re-openings are in accordance with the Corps, state of Connecticut, and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • West Thompson Lake park update on opening and usage

     West Thompson Lake is implementing a phased re-opening of the recreation area in accordance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers policies and procedures; state of Connecticut and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) due to COVID-19.Beginning June 26, 2020 the West Thompson Lake
  • Update on the Union Village Dam opening and usage

    Union Village Dam is implementing a phased reopening of the recreation area in accordance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers policies and procedures, the state of Vermont Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance due to COVID-19.Beginning June 24,
  • Update on the North Hartland Lake opening and usage

    North Hartland Lake is implementing a phased reopening of the recreation area in accordance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers policies and procedures, the state of Vermont and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) due to COVID-19.Beginning June 24, 2020 the following will be open:
  • Update on Colebrook River Lake Recreation Areas

    In accordance with Connecticut state orders and advisories, the Colebrook River Lake recreation areas are open and accessible to the public should individuals and their families wish to get outside for healthy, outdoor recreational activity.Beginning June 24, 2020 the following will be open: Main
  • Update on Edward MacDowell Lake park opening and usage

    In accordance with the most recent New Hampshire Department of Public Health guidance, the following COVID-19 closures continue at Edward MacDowell Lake: Public restrooms, Drinking fountains Covered picnic shelters Children’s playground Swim beach Boat launchIndividuals are welcome to canoe or kayak