• Richard B. Russell Lake holds 33rd Annual Youth Fishing Derby

    CALHOUN FALLS, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Richard B. Russell Project Office, is hosting the 33rd Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, April  29, 2023, at freshly stocked Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing area, located on Highway 72 in Calhoun Falls, S.C.
  • Hartwell Lake Earth Day Cleanup Saturday, April 22

    HARTWELL, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is cleaning up around Hartwell Lake in recognition of Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2023. Volunteers welcome.
  • Parksville Day Use Area Remains Closed

    Parksville, SC. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, J. Strom Thurmond Project’s temporary closure continues at Parksville Day Use Area due to a public safety concern resulting from a large sink hole in the entrance road. Currently, there isn’t an estimated reopening date, but the process to repair it is being expedited. Guests are asked to please refrain from entering the park.
  • Richard B. Russell Lake holds 33rd Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Richard B. Russell Project Office, is hosting the 33rd Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at freshly stocked Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing area, located on Hwy. 72 in Calhoun Falls, SC.
  • Hartwell Lake Seeks Volunteers for Earth Day Cleanup

    HARTWELL, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is seeking volunteers to help clean up around Hartwell Lake in recognition of Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2023.
  • Parksville Day Use Area Temporarily Closed

    Parksville, SC. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, J. Strom Thurmond Project has temporarily closed Parksville Day Use Area due to a public safety concern resulting from a large sink hole in the entrance road. Currently, there isn’t an estimated reopening date. Guests are asked to please refrain from entering the park at this time.
  • Hartwell, Russell, Thurmond Lakes no longer in drought operations

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announces Hartwell, Richard B. Russell and J. Strom Thurmond Lakes are no longer in drought operations due to the recent rain events over the Savannah River System Basin.
  • Recreation Facility and Special Event Permit Fee Increases at Thurmond and Hartwell Lakes

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announces fee increases for camping and shelter reservations as well as special event permits at the J. Strom Thurmond and Hartwell Lake Projects effective Jan. 1, 2023. Fee updates are a result of the Fiscal Year 2022 User Fee Comparability Study. The study was completed at both projects, performing a comparison of facilities, amenities, and fee structures with local, state, county, and private campgrounds and parks. Existing campground, shelter reservations and special event applications will be honored at the rate when originally submitted.
  • Corps’ Hartwell Lake Office accepts Christmas trees for recycling

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office is accepting natural, not artificial, Christmas trees for recycling beginning Dec. 26, 2022.  
  • Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-off at Thurmond Lake

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Forest, Fish, and Wildlife Section at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake Project will accept real Christmas Trees for recycling as fish habitat, December 19, 2022, through January 15, 2023.