FORT WORTH, Texas – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives at Waco Lake announced today the Hike and Bike Trail across Waco Lake Dam will reopen September 2. The area had been closed temporarily and additional closures for repairs may be necessary in the future. Visitors are advised to access the trail through designated entry points at the Middle Hike and Bike trail access, Skeet Eason Road, and Lake Shore Drive. Access to the trail from Bosque Park is not permitted. Visitors are reminded to stay on the trail and follow direction of posted signage.
For more information on recreation opportunities and questions about park openings and closures at Waco Lake, call the lake office at (254) 756-5359 or visit our web page at www.swf.usace.army.mil.
About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico. Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Face book at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308
Release no. NR 16-056