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Published March 12, 2019

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Project, Demopolis Site Office, reopened many of its recreation areas as of March 12, 2019 that had been closed due to excessive rain and flooding.

“We welcome visitors to come back and enjoy our parks and recreation areas,” said David White, park ranger for the BWT Project. “Conditions are now favorable in many of our areas for public use.”

Open recreation areas include:

  • Forkland Park & Campground
  • Foscue Creek Park & Campground
  • Jennings Ferry Park & Campground
  • Arcola Park
  • Backbone Park
  • Belmont Park
  • Finches Park
  • Lenoir Park
  • Old Lock 1, Lock 5, Lock 6, Lock 7, and Lock 8 Parks

Closed recreation areas include:

  • Spillway Falls Park
  • Service Park Campground (boat ramp available for use)

Service Park Campground is closed indefinitely due to flood damages. Cleanup for Spillway Falls Park is underway and scheduled to be done in a few days.

“Safety for everyone who uses our recreation areas is our priority,” said White. “We ask everyone to please be aware ongoing inclement weather in the region may require us to close our recreation areas again. We will keep the public informed to the maximum extent possible.”

Contact the Demopolis Site Office at 334-289-3540 for more information.

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