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PUBLIC ADVISORY: Timber Operations to Impact West Point Lake Lakeside Trail Use

Published Jan. 4, 2021

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District (USACE) wishes to advise visitors to the West Point Lake project that timber operations are scheduled to begin on January 4, 2021 on site at select timber stands.

A portion of these operations will affect the use of the Lakeside trails near the Project Management Office. When equipment operations begin, all trails south of Resource Management Drive and West of Fuller Road extending to the Chattahoochee River will be closed to the public. These trails include:

- Mayors Mile

- Adventure Jam

- Hack-N-Yack

- portions of Turkey Run

Once the operations are complete the trails will be cleared of debris and opened for public access.

For more information please contact Park Ranger Derrick Wilkerson at the West Point Lake Project Management Office at (706) 645-2937

With an area of operation across Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and northern Florida, and a vast military region that includes operations across Central and South America, the Mobile District’s award- winning teams of engineering, construction, regulatory and emergency management professionals are nationally recognized for their leadership in delivery of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works and military programs missions to the Nation.

     

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