The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, manages more than 12 million acres of land and water and provides over 30 percent of all recreation on federal lands. The Corps of Engineers is the largest provider of water-based recreation, with over 25 million individuals visiting a Corps project at least once a year. Some of the best fishing spots in the country can be found at Corps of Engineers lakes and waterways. Corps-managed campgrounds, noted for their tidy, spacious sites and lovely lakeside settings, provide a great place for anglers to rest before and after fishing.
No matter where you are in the U.S., there’s a Corps of Engineers lake nearby. The Corps operates more than 2,500 recreation areas at 463 projects, mostly lakes. Hundreds of attractive campgrounds have been developed by the Corps at its projects and they are popular destinations for RVers. Corps campgrounds generally feature wide and comfortable sites suitable for any size RV…eve modern big rigs with multiple slideouts.
A newly-released guide book, RV Camping with the Corps of Engineers lists over 600 campgrounds across the nation that have sites suitable for RV camping. The book is organized alphabetically by state, with a state locator map at the beginning of each section. The guide also features information about points of interest in the area. Camping at Corps of Engineers facilities is generally such a good buy that most people plan to stay long enough to take advantage of all the recreational opportunities at the project and to visit places of interest in the area.RV Camping with the Corps of Engineers is from Roundabout Publications: www.TravelBooksUSA.com, 800-455-2207. Also available at Amazon.