Historic Sites

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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Franklin Falls Dam

The 15-mile stretch of the Pemigewasset River which flows through the reservoir lands is popular for fishing. Reservoir area is managed by the State for fish and wildlife. Scenic Profile Falls attracts tourists; canoeing, hunting and snowmobiling are also ...

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Hopkinton-Everett Lake

The Hopkinton Dam is located on the Contoocook River. The Everett Dam is located on the Piscataquog River. The 10,000 acre flood control project contains two developed recreational areas, Clough State Park operated by the State and Elm Brook Park operated by the Corps of Engineers. Elm Brook Park ...

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Union Village Dam

If you're looking for a taste of the Vermont countryside, then Union Village Dam in Thetford, VT offers the best recreational opportunities in the area. Near Thetford, over 6 miles of river are available for fishing for stocked brown and rainbow trout and also natural brook trout. Recreation ...

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Blackwater Dam

One of the oldest dams in New England, this small facility near Webster provides some of the best kayak waters in the country during spring releases. It is the site of sanctioned events each year and has hosted Olympic pre-trials. Hydropower production was never incorporated after local ...

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Chesapeake & Delaware Canal

The Chesapeake & Delaware Canal runs 14 miles long, 450 feet wide and 35 feet deep across Maryland and Delaware, connecting the Delaware River with the Chesapeake Bay and the Port of Baltimore. The C&D Canal is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. ...

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Mississippi River St. Anthony Falls Pool

St. Anthony Falls is the head of a section of the Mississippi River that's part of the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and is located in downtown Minneapolis. The USAF Visitor Center is located at the Upper Lock and is open to the public year around. The ...

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Mississippi River Pool No 10

Mississippi River Pool No. 10 is located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Lynxville, WI and Guttenberg, IA. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service's Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main ...

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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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Lake Greeson

Lake Greeson is one of three lakes located in southwest Arkansas within the Ouachita River Basin. The lake is located on the beautiful Little Missouri River in Pike County, Arkansas. Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1947 and 1950 as part of a flood ...

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