New Hogan Dam and Lake to open Wrinkle Cove Day Use Area

USACE Sacramento District
Published Oct. 9, 2020
Updated: Oct. 9, 2020

New Hogan Lake sits approximately 30 minutes off Highway 99 in Valley Springs, California.

Valley Springs, California – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s New Hogan Dam and Lake will reopen the Wrinkle Cove Day Use Area to vehicle access beginning October 13, 2020.


While visiting USACE recreation areas, visitors are encouraged to practice social distancing and other COVID-19 safety precautions required and recommended by local, state and federal authorities, to include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC guidance on visiting parks and recreation facilities can be found online at

As of October 1, collection of day use fees resumed at New Hogan Dam and Lake, including the Wrinkle Cove Day Use Area. Visitors can obtain a $5 one-day pass from the fee machine located at the entrance of Wrinkle Cove, obtain an annual pass from Park Rangers, or by calling the Project Headquarters Office at (209) 772-1343.

For detailed information about our 10 Sacramento District Project sites please visit:

USACE is one of the nation’s leading federal providers of outdoor and water-based recreation, hosting millions of visits annually to its more than 400 lake and river Projects.

J. Paul Bruton

Release no. 20-028