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  • Sacramento District expands access to recreation areas

    SACRAMENTO, California – All boat launch and most day use facilities at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s 10 water resource projects will be open for public recreation beginning Friday, May 22. Use of campgrounds, group shelters and playgrounds is still prohibited and all project offices remain closed to visitors.This expanded
  • Sacramento District to partially open some recreation facilities

    SACRAMENTO, California – The boat ramps, parking lots, and restroom facilities associated with the privately-operated marinas at Englebright Lake, Pine Flat Lake, Success Lake and Lake Kaweah will be open for public use beginning Wednesday, May 20. The partial openings do not include all boat ramps, day-use areas, playgrounds or campgrounds at
  • USACE awards construction contract for additional hospital space in Porterville, California

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a construction contract Sunday to Herman Construction Group, Inc. of Escondido, California, to retrofit the Porterville Developmental Center in Tulare County for an alternate care site in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Sacramento District closes recreation parks and lakes

    Sacramento, California - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has closed all recreation facilities, including campgrounds, visitor centers, boat launches, and day-use areas to protect against the spread of COVID-19.The health and safety of the public, park volunteers, and Corps personnel is the main priority and all 10 parks and
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District partially closes recreation facilities

    Sacramento, California – In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has closed visitor centers and project offices to the public, while day use areas and boat ramps remain open and available.Currently open USACE campgrounds will honor reservations made on, or before, Friday, March 20, and campers
  • Civil War Days at Knights Ferry Recreation Area Postponed

    SACRAMENTO, California – Civil War Days at the Knights Ferry Recreation Area is postponed as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.The annual event performed by the American Civil War Association was scheduled to for the weekend of March 21-22, but recent recommendations from the local, state, and federal officials to
  • Corps postpones public meetings in Lake Isabella and Kernville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District has postponed two public scoping meetings originally scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2020, in Lake Isabella and Kernville.