Historic Sites

Melvern Lake

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers planned, designed, constructed, and today manages Melvern Lake, located in east edge of the Flinthills Region in Kansas. In 1954, Congress authorized the construction of Melvern Lake as a multipurpose project for flood damage reduction and water resource development. While most of ...

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Harry S. Truman Lake

Located adjacent to the Lake of the Ozarks or a short drive north of Branson, Truman features excellent fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, and boating opportunities. Truman Lake also offers a regional visitor center and powerplant exhibit area. Rugged hills, scenic bluffs, hardwood forest and prairie offer some of ...

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Rathbun Lake

Over 700 campsites are available at this 11,000-acre lake in the rolling hills of southern Iowa. Excellent fishing, hunting, sailing, state fish hatchery, and Restaurant and Inn, are major ...

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Big Bend Dam Lake Sharpe

Located along the historic Lewis and Clark route, this area boasts a plethora of recreation opportunities such as camping, swimming, boating, fishing, and hunting (outside of recreation areas). This lake is one of six large lakes on the Missouri River, and the area is of historic value because it ...

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Bowman Haley Lake

Located southeast of Bowman, North Dakota, Bowman-Haley Dam was constructed for flood damage reduction, fish and wildlife enhancement, recreation, as well as municipal and industrial water supply. Construction of the dam began in June 1964 and was completed in 1966. The dam measures approximately 5,730 feet in length, with ...

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Willamette Falls Locks

Historic Willamette Falls Locks is located on the west bank of the Willamette River in West Linn, OR, and is a great place for families to step back in time. Visitors can watch vessels moving up and down the river through the rock-walled locks, spend time in the project's ...

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Bonneville Lock And Dam

Located in the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area 40 miles east of Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington, Bonneville Lock and Dam spans the Columbia and links the two states. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates and maintains Bonneville Lock and Dam for hydropower production, fish and wildlife protection, ...

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Lake Washington Ship Canal

When you enter this National Historic Place, you immediately feel like you have left the big city behind. The combination of the beautiful botanical garden, the architecture of the buildings, seeing the boats, locks, fish, and the visitor center all can capture the hearts of young and old. Visitors ...

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Keystone Harbor

Keystone Harbor is operated as part of Fort Casey State Park. Keystone Harbor flourishes with birds and marine life. As such the harbor is often frequented by visitors looking to explore via scuba diving and others for its fishing. And of course the harbor is an enjoyable site for ...

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Lucky Peak Lake

Construction of Lucky Peak Dam and Lake began in November 1949, and the dam became operational in March 1955. The facilities include Lucky Peak Dam, Lucky Peak Lake, Federally-owned lands managed by the Corps, and recreational areas. The dam and lake benefits include flood control, fish and wildlife, irrigation ...

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