The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at district recreational areas Veterans Day, Nov. 11.


The district has more than 146 sites. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver doesn’t apply to camping and camping-related services or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters.


The district doesn’t charge entrance fees to access its parks. Other agencies that manage recreational areas on district lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas they manage.


To locate a Vicksburg District recreation site, visit http://www.mvk.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation.aspx or download the “Vicksburg USACE” smartphone app from an app store.