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

    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
  • Sacramento District Projects to resume day use fees

    SACRAMENTO, California – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will resume the collection of fees at all day use recreation areas beginning October 1. Fee collections were suspended earlier this year when recreation areas were closed due to COVID-19 precautions.The majority of our projects’ boat launch facilities and day use
  • Tule River Spillway construction set to begin Aug. 2

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin construction operations to realign Avenue 146 and widen the existing Tule River Spillway at Success Lake in Porterville, California, starting August 2.
  • Success Lake joins Operation Dry Water to raise awareness of the dangers of boating under the influence

    This Fourth of July weekend, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will participate in Operation Dry Water, a coordinated three-day effort to heighten awareness of the dangers of boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • 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
  • Corps approves additional 10,000 acre-feet of water at Success Lake this summer

    The amount of water that can be stored at Success Lake is going up this summer. A temporary deviation to the water control manual of Success Dam was approved May 23 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow the Tule River Association to construct a sandbag barrier across the Success Dam spillway.
  • Corps releases FONSI and Final EA for segments of Martis Valley Trail

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District today released its final environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact for approximately 1.5 miles of paved, multi-use recreational trail crossing through federal property at the Martis Creek Lake and Dam Project.
  • New Hogan Lake announces changes to day-use fees

    Beginning June 26, new self-pay fee machines will be installed for payment of day-use fees at New Hogan Lake’s Observation Point, Fiddleneck and Wrinkle Cove Parks.
  • Kids learn how to reel ‘em in at annual fishing event

    Annual Kids Fishing Day is back at Hensley Lake!
  • Corps awards contract to build temporary boat launch during Isabella Dam construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $5.7 million contract Dec. 23 to Spectrum-Straub JV of Sacramento to construct a temporary boat launch and parking at French Gulch Recreation Area as part of the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project.