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  • Crest Road Closed Due to Blizzard
    Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will close at 2 p.m.on Friday, April 13 due to the impending blizzard. The road will remain closed until conditions improve. Blowing and drifting snow makes travel across the Crest Road extremely hazardous. It is recommended that… ... read more
    Source: USACE Recreation Area News ReleasesPublished on 2018-04-13
  • Corps Announces 2018 Shoreline/Vehicle Access Policy
    The public is welcome to use vehicles on the shoreline of 11 designated areas around Lake Sakakawea for recreational use this year. ... read more
    Source: USACE Recreation Area News ReleasesPublished on 2018-04-11
  • Draft supplemental environmental assessment for cultural interpretive center available for public review
    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for proposed construction changes at the cultural interpretive center located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in McKenzie County, North Dakota is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of increasing the project footprint by approximately four acres. Comments… ... read more
    Source: USACE Recreation Area News ReleasesPublished on 2018-03-01
  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center reopens
    The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Yankton, SD, will be reopening effective Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Hours will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a. m. to 4:00 P.M. The center is located on Nebraska Highway 121 near the Gavins Point Dam. ... read more
    Source: USACE Recreation Area News ReleasesPublished on 2018-02-16
  • Generator upgrades will cause spillway flows at Gavins Point Dam
    Upgrades to the hydropower generators at Gavins Point Powerplant near Yankton, SD will result in water flows through the spillway gates. Flows are expected from February 26 through May 15, 2018. Boating restrictions will be in place on the river below the dam during this time. ... read more
    Source: USACE Recreation Area News ReleasesPublished on 2018-02-16