Water Sports

Bucket for activities that take place on and in the water
Orwell Lake

Congress authorized the construction of the Orwell Dam, which has main purposes of flood control and water supply, with the Flood Control Act of 1948, effectively creating Orwell Lake. The Corps stores excess water from spring runoff in the reservoir. The recreation area offers excellent wildlife viewing, picnic areas, ...

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Almond Lake

Steuben County operates and maintains the Kanakadea Recreation Area at Almond Lake. Recreation facilities include a boat launch, picnic area and campground. The project currently taking place at Almond Lake is a unit of the comprehensive flood damage reduction plan for the protection of communities in southern New York and ...

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Cowanesque Lake

The beauty of north-central Pennsylvania can be yours at Cowanesque Lake. Surrounded by lush forested ridges, the lake offers recreation for the entire family. Boating, fishing, hunting, water-skiing, camping, picnicking, nature walks, amphitheater programs, and the Visitor Information Center are just some of the recreational opportunities available. The Cowanesque ...

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Mississippi River Pool 1

A series of locks and dams divide the upper Mississippi River into navigable pools, acceptable for both shipping and recreation craft. Pool 1 is the first of the series, located between Minneapolis and St. Paul and part of the Upper Mississippi River System. The pool and immediate surrounding lands ...

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Curwensville Lake

Clearfield County operates and maintains the recreation area which includes a beach, boat launch, picnic areas, athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, and a 43 site campground. Facilities: Operated by Clearfield County. Beach, boat launch, picnic areas, athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic shelters, 43-site campground Operation: Recreation: Memorial Day to Labor Day Boat Ramps: Usually open into ...

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Mississippi River Pool 2

River Pool 2 is located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley between St. Paul and Hastings, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides excellent deep draft boating opportunities and scenic views of the metropolitan riverfront. Pool 2 ...

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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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Eau Galle Flood Control Project

Eau Galle Reservoir is a 150-acre impoundment surrounded by two day use areas, a beach, two boat launches, one campground and several miles of hiking and equestrian trails. It is located just north of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, 50 miles east of the Twin Cities and 40 miles west of ...

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Mississippi River Pool No 3

Mississippi River Pool No 3 is located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Hastings, MN and Red Wing, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area ...

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Homme Lake

Homme Lake and Dam is a quiet, peaceful campground in the middle of the prairie. At this beautiful 194-acre lake you can enjoy canoeing, water skiing, boating and fishing. The fish population includes large-mouth bass, walleye, crappie and pike. The Walsh County Park Board operates a park near the ...

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