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  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center will be closed Tuesday, May 28

    The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed on Tuesday, May 28, to remove a portion of an interior wall that sustained water damage.
  • Extensive flood damage prompts closure of Audubon Bend

    The Audubon Bend area near Wynot, Nebraska will be closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.
  • Construction delayed at Gavins Point powerplant will keep Crest Road open

    Scheduled construction at Gavins Point powerplant near Yankton, SD is being postponed to keep the road across the dam, known as Crest Road, open pending decisions and repairs of the Nebraska Highway 121 bridge near Highway 81.
  • Crest Road closed due to winter storm warning this weekend

    Crest Road crossing Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota will close at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8 through 5 p.m. Sunday, March 10 due to the winter storm warning scheduled for this area over the weekend.
  • Lewis and Clark Visitor Center closes for the season on November 16

    The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center near Yankton, SD will close for the winter season effective Friday, November 16 at 4:00 P.M. The center will reopen in February 2019.
  • Timber stand improvement to take place on Lake Yankton Island.

    A timber stand improvement project will take place on 82 acres of the Lake Yankton Island below Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD beginning November 1 and is expected to be completed by November 30. Those dates may change due to weather and other factors. Visitors should not go beyond posted closures and hunters encouraged not to leave tree stands in area.
  • Road across Gavins Point Dam closed September 10, 11

    Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11 to perform inspections on the spillway bridge. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.
  • Hunting reminders for public lands around Gavins Point Project.

    With hunting season fast approaching, hunters are reminded of regulations for hunting on Gavins Point Project lands near Yankton, South Dakota. These rules are in place to help manage the public land and water resources, and for visitor safety. The areas included in these regulations are Corps of Engineers-managed lands around Lewis and Clark Lake, Lake Yankton (near Yankton, South Dakota), Audubon Bend Area (near Wynot, Nebraska), and North Alabama Bend Area (near Vermillion, Sout Dakota). Hunting is permitted outside developed recreation and operations areas unless otherwise posted. All visitors are reminded to check for current state regulations, hunting seasons, and to be aware and courteous of hunters while out in the field.
  • Timber stand improvements being made to Lake Yankton Island.

    A timber stand improvement project has started on 82 acres of the Lake Yankton Island below Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, South Dakota and is expected to be completed by November 30. Those dates may change due to weather and other factors. Visitors should not go beyond posted closures and hunters encouraged not to leave tree stands in area.
  • Road across Gavins Point Dam closed August 20-23

    Crest Road, the road on Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, South Dakota, will be closed from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. Monday, August 20 through Thursday, August 23 to perform maintenance on intake gates and embankment maintenance. The public is asked to plan on an alternate route of travel during this time.