Corps closes visitor centers due to COVID19 concerns

Published March 17, 2020
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District is closing  visitor centers to aid the nation’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, also referred  to as the Corona Virus. 

Effective immediately, Table Rock Lake’s Dewey Short Visitor Center, Greers Ferry Lake’s William Carl Garner Visitor Center, and the River Valley Visitor Center located at the Russellville Site Office are closed. 

The Little Rock District Operations Division made the decision to close the visitor's centers after reviewing the Center for Disease Control’s suggestions to close or limit access to areas where large numbers of the public and employees come into contact.  The Little Rock District campgrounds remain open, with Park Rangers on patrol. 

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Release no. 20-026