US Army Corps of Engineers
Portland District Website Website

Click to view the list of recreation sites with relaxed restrictions. Unless specifically stated as being open, all other Corps-managed recreation sites remain closed at this time.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is relaxing restrictions at some recreation sites in Oregon and Washington.
Chuck Grady, Rogue River Basin Project operations project manager, discusses water conditions in the Rogue.
As recent weeks have brought more precipitation to the Willamette Valley, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District anticipates better water refill throughout the summer than previously forecast.
Erik Petersen, Willamette Valley Project operations project manager, speaks to current conditions, potential impacts and related challenges throughout the Valley.
320 years ago on Jan. 26, 1700, the Pacific Northwest experienced an estimated 9.0 magnitude earthquake. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District continues to evaluate potential impacts to its dams in the Willamette, Rogue and Columbia River regions to prepare for a future earthquake event.

 

News

Windstorm damage forces Corps to close John Day recreation sites
6/1/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed some facilities at three John Day Lock & Dam recreation sites due to a severe storm that caused extensive damage Saturday...
Corps eases restrictions at additional recreation sites ahead of Memorial Day weekend
5/22/2020
To keep in line with state and federal guidelines, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is opening several recreation sites at Lost Creek Lake ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Additional...
Reservoir refill conditions improve in Willamette Valley
5/15/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District anticipates better water refill across the Willamette Valley Project throughout the summer than previously forecast...

Public Notices

Draft FONSI: The Dalles and John Day Mitigation Program
3/16/2020 UPDATED
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is seeking public comment on the draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for The Dalles...
Draft EA: Willamette Basin Dams Reservoir Restrictions
2/21/2020 UPDATED
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE) is seeking public comment on the Willamette Basin Dams Reservoir Restrictions draft...
Corps hosts scientists and engineers for 10th annual Willamette Fisheries Science Review
1/22/2020 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the Willamette Fisheries Science Review, a multi-day annual meeting, highlighting results of the 2019 Corps-funded research in the Willamette Valley, Oregon...