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Marion Reservoir announces winter recreation operations

Published Oct. 27, 2014

TULSA, Okla. —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District announces winter recreation operations for Marion Reservoir. A limited number of campsites in all campgrounds, and most boat launches will remain open through the winter season.

 

The winter operating schedule for Marion Reservoir campsites is as follows:

 

AREA                                      FACILITY                                  CLOSING DATE

Cottonwood Point                  Campsites 1-37                        open year-round

                                                Campsites 38-94                      closed as of Oct. 20

                                                Campsites 95-117                    closing Nov. 2

                                                Boat launch                               closed as of Oct. 20

 

 

Hillsboro Cove                       Campsites 1-23                        open year-round

                                                Campsites 24-52                      closed as of Oct. 20

                                                Boat launch                               open year-round

                                                                                                 

French Creek                         All facilities                                open year-round

 

Marion Cove                           All facilities                                open year-round

 

Campsite water service will be turned off and water-borne restrooms will close Nov. 2. Vault restrooms will remain open and electrical service will remain on. Toilet facilities will not be available at Cottonwood Point.

 

Marion Reservoir campsites will not charge fees from Nov. 2 to April 9, 2015.

 

Sites are available on a first-come-first-served basis. All other regulations remain in effect, including the 14-day camping limit.

 

Seasonal closures align with the Corps of Engineers' efforts to manage recreation resources efficiently while minimizing negative impacts to visitors.

 

For more information about winter recreation operations at Marion Reservoir visitors may contact the project office by phone at (620) 382-2101.

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Contact
Brannen Parrish
918-669-7384
brannen.d.parrish@usace.army.mil

Release no. 14-034

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Marion Reservoir announces winter recreation operations

Published Oct. 27, 2014

TULSA, Okla. —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District announces winter recreation operations for Marion Reservoir. A limited number of campsites in all campgrounds, and most boat launches will remain open through the winter season.

 

The winter operating schedule for Marion Reservoir campsites is as follows:

 

AREA                                      FACILITY                                  CLOSING DATE

Cottonwood Point                  Campsites 1-37                        open year-round

                                                Campsites 38-94                      closed as of Oct. 20

                                                Campsites 95-117                    closing Nov. 2

                                                Boat launch                               closed as of Oct. 20

 

 

Hillsboro Cove                       Campsites 1-23                        open year-round

                                                Campsites 24-52                      closed as of Oct. 20

                                                Boat launch                               open year-round

                                                                                                 

French Creek                         All facilities                                open year-round

 

Marion Cove                           All facilities                                open year-round

 

Campsite water service will be turned off and water-borne restrooms will close Nov. 2. Vault restrooms will remain open and electrical service will remain on. Toilet facilities will not be available at Cottonwood Point.

 

Marion Reservoir campsites will not charge fees from Nov. 2 to April 9, 2015.

 

Sites are available on a first-come-first-served basis. All other regulations remain in effect, including the 14-day camping limit.

 

Seasonal closures align with the Corps of Engineers' efforts to manage recreation resources efficiently while minimizing negative impacts to visitors.

 

For more information about winter recreation operations at Marion Reservoir visitors may contact the project office by phone at (620) 382-2101.

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Contact
Brannen Parrish
918-669-7384
brannen.d.parrish@usace.army.mil

Release no. 14-034