Tag: Labor Day
  • 23-043 USACE reminds visitors to recreate responsibly at Illia Dunes and Granite Point

    POMEROY, Wash. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is promoting public safety and encouraging visitors to recreate responsibly in partnership with Garfield County Sheriff Office, Whitman County Sheriff Office, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington State Patrol and Washington State University Police Department.
  • 20-045 Corps to close Illia Dunes and Granite Point through Labor Day Weekend

    Clarkston, Wash. -- Little Goose Lock and Dam and Lower Granite Lock and Dam have announced that Illia Dunes Recreation Area and Granite Point will be closed from Friday, Aug. 21 until Tuesday, Sept. 8.
  • 19-094 Corps and area law enforcement agencies team up to encourage safe play at Illia Dunes and Granite Point

    With autumn’s chill beginning to creep into nighttime temperatures, many people flock to riverside recreation areas to bank-up on some outdoor fun in the sun. Illia Dunes, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers habitat management area located on the Snake River about 3 miles downstream and Granite Point located about 6 miles upstream of Lower Granite Lock and Dam, have proven a popular end-of-summer gathering place. In recent past years, thousands of visitors – mostly college-aged – have converged on these areas during Labor Day weekend.