US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

Welcome to the Vicksburg District's Corps Lakes...

Aside from the water itself, the terrestrial resources that surround our lakes are valuable assets that sustain the exquisite nature of our 10 lakes.

Original congressional authorizations were limited in some cases to only one purpose, Flood Damage Reduction at our older projects. More recent authorization included multi-purpose functions such as Hydropower Production, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Stewardship, Water Supply, Public Recreation, as well as Flood Damage Reduction.

Everyone is encouraged to visit Vicksburg District Corps Projects, recognize the purpose of the project and enjoy the many opportunities provided to expand your knowledge of the outdoors and relax.  


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Press Releases

  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11 and 12.
  • Corps begins road paving project at Hurricane Landing at Sardis Lake

    Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received funding from the Federal Lands Transportation Program to repair roads and parking lots at Sardis Lake’s Hurricane Landing Recreation Area.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 22

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 22.
  • Vicksburg District selects chief for the Programs Management Branch

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected Alainna O’Bannon as Chief of its Programs Management Branch of the Programs and Project Management Division.
  • Grenada Lake hosting annual veterans hunts

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grenada Lake will host its annual Veterans Hunt in two sessions beginning Nov. 16-18, 2018, and ending Nov. 23-25, 2018. The hunts will be held at the Haserway and Quail Management Areas of Grenada Lake.
  • Sardis Lake to temporarily close some sites at Oak Grove Campground

    SARDIS, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sardis Lake is resuming a project that is incrementally adding sewer hookups to all 83 campsites in Oak Grove Campground. The next phase of the project will temporarily close sites 64-70 and is scheduled to begin on Sept. 4, 2018. The other 76 sites in the campground will remain open to the public.
  • Grenada Lake hosts special archery hunt

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – Grenada Lake will host a special archery hunt Oct. 1, 2018 through Jan. 31, 2019. The hunt will be held at the south side of Old Highway 8 between 333 Restaurant and Wolf Creek Hollow. The hunters will have the option to use crossbows, compound bows, and traditional archery equipment.
  • Corps schedules public scoping meetings for Mississippi River mainline levees supplemental environmental impact statement

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host four public scoping meetings for the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River mainline levees of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project.
  • Corps’ Vicksburg District releases notice of availability for leasing real property at Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi

    VICKSBURG, Miss.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will lease agricultural lands at Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi, to the public. These properties will be used for pasture, hay and grazed woods purposes and consist of acreage in Tate County, Mississippi.
  • District Hosts Founder’s Day

    VICKSBURG, Miss.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District hosted Founders Day in commemoration of the District’s 145 years of service to the nation. This event celebrates the founding of the Vicksburg district by Capt. William Henry Harrison Benyaurd on August 18, 1879. The Corps of Engineers has maintained a continuous presence in Vicksburg ever since and remains Vicksburg’s second oldest business.