Bird Watching

Wallisville Lake

The Wallisville Lake Project was originally authorized by Congress for five purposes: navigation, salinity control, water supply, fish and wildlife enhancement, and recreation. Unlike most other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects, Wallisville has no impounded reservoir so the bottomland forests, grasslands, streams, marshes, swamps, and pools are ...

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Addicks and Barker Reservoirs

The 26,000 acres of the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs is located approximately 17 miles from downtown Houston and lies entirely within the boundaries of the City of Houston. The Reservoirs contain the largest municipal park in the United States and provide a unique recreational experience for the metropolitan ...

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Lewisville Lake

Just north of Dallas, popular Lewisville Lake is a 29,592 acre lake with unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities. Over 20 parks surround the lake and offer camping, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, boating, and golf. To increase water storage capacity for a growing community, construction of the Lewisville Dam ...

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Jim Chapman Lake/Cooper Lake

Situated in Northeast Texas, Cooper Lake Project was authorized in 1955 with embankment contruction beginning in 1986 and impounded in 1991. Cooper lake project is located within the South Sulphur River watershed between Delta and Hopkins Counties. The US Army Corps of Engineers built the Lake to control flooding ...

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New Hogan Lake

If you're into fishing, hunting, disc-golfing, wildlife viewing and the natural history the gold-rush era, New Hogan Lake is just the place to visit. New Hogan Lake is located in the oak and brush-covered foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The 4,400 surface acre lake was created in 1964 ...

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Martis Creek Lake

While in the Reno area and visiting the world-famous Lake Tahoe why not take an excursion to the Martis Creek Dam. Known for its outstanding catch-and-release trout fishing, this is a great site to set up camp, go for a hike, mountain bike, picnic, or enjoy a paddle. ...

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B. Everett Jordan Dam And Lake

B. Everett Jordan Dam and Lake is located near the geographical center of North Carolina making it one of the Triangle's largest open green spaces. The Jordan Lake Project conserves 46,768 acres in the midst of an expanding urban area. Of this total, 13,900 acres have been flooded ...

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Union City Dam

The Union City Dam is a unique member in a series 16 of flood control projects in the Pittsburgh District. Located on French Creek among the rolling hills of Erie County, the Union City project is the only dry-bed reservoir in the District. It offers visitors the unique ...

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Fern Ridge Lake

Fern Ridge Lake, a popular recreation area for sailing, power boating and water skiing, is just 12 miles from downtown Eugene. Six park sites and several remote access points around the lake offer a variety of day use recreation opportunities such as picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing. ...

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Dalton Highway

The Dalton Highway extends 414 miles across northern Alaska from Livengood to Deadhorse and the oilfields of Prudhoe Bay. Built during construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in the 1970s, this mostly gravel highway travels through rolling, forested hills, across the Yukon River and Arctic Circle, through the rugged ...

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