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  • Bluestone Dam to Host “Safety on the Blue” Water Safety Event on Aug. 7

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Safety on the Blue Committee will host the 12th Annual “Safety on the Blue” celebration to promote water safety at Bluestone Lake on Aug. 7, 2016. Registration begins at noon. and the program begins at 1 p.m and concludes at 4 p.m. This year’s event will be held at Bellepoint Park.
  • Sutton Dam to Host Tours

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., will be offering public tours of Sutton Dam on Saturday, July 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tom Jenkins Dam Water Safety Event on Aug. 6

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tom Jenkins Dam at Glouster, Ohio, will host a Water Safety Event on Aug. 6, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Bakes Run Campground Reopens at Sutton Lake

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Bakers Run Campground at Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., reopened today for the first time since high water covered it on June 23, 2016. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and volunteers at Sutton have been working to clear away the mud and debris that covered the site. Most sites are now open for camping, but some sites are still unavailable for use until they dry out or, in some cases, until grass is replanted.
  • Burnsville Lakes Hosts Heritage Day Festival on July 16

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, W.Va., will host a visit to the Civil War era at the 2016 Heritage Day Festival on July 16, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bulltown Historic Area.
  • Sutton Lake Campground Update

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Summersville Lake continues efforts to get the recreation areas at Sutton Lake in Sutton, W.Va., open to the public. The Gerald Freeman Campground is scheduled to reopen on Friday, July 8. Some campsites will remain closed. Visitors are encouraged to minimize the number of vehicles they bring. Parking on the grass will not be permitted. The South Abutment Day Use Area reopened today (Wednesday, July 6).
  • Summersville Lake Update for Tuesday, July 5, 2016

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Summersville Lake continues efforts to get the recreation areas open to the public. Here are the latest updates: - The Long Point Marina boat ramp is open for boater and marina traffic. The restroom is closed; portable toilets are available. - Salmon Run boat ramp and restrooms are open to the public. - The lake is open for boating. Muddlety Cove near Rt. 39 Bridge is closed. Boaters should use caution to avoid floating driftwood and debris. - Battle Run boat ramps will re-open as soon as flood cleanup work is completed. - The Battle Run Campground and beach will remain closed until further notice. - Muddlety Kayak/Canoe Launch Facility will remain closed until further notice. - The Damsite Picnic Area and overlooks are open. The lake and recreation areas will re-open as quickly as possible. Restrooms, water systems and electricity will remain closed until they can be put back into service. Contact 304-872-5809 for a recording of the lake conditions and closures, which will be updated daily.
  • Summersville Lake Update - July 3

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The US Army Corps of Engineers at Summersville Lake experienced the second highest lake pool of record on June 25, 2016. The recreation areas at Summersville have flooded and are being repaired.