Tag: outdoors
  • Experience the great outdoors during “Every Kid in a Park” recreation initiative

    President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors. The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide for a full year.
  • Corps parks free on Veterans Day for those who serve

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is waiving its day use fees for military veterans, active duty and reserve personnel and their families at all of its parks on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day at a Corps park Sept. 27

    Celebrate our public lands, meet others who love the outdoors and take the opportunity to help out during National Public Lands Day Sept. 27, the 21st annual observance of the event at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District parks in California.
  • District to hold meetings about Martis Creek Lake and Dam master plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host public meetings July 29 and July 30 seeking input to update Martis Creek Lake and Dam’s master plan, which guides the management of natural and cultural resources and development of recreation-related facilities in and around the Corps-managed reservoir near Truckee.
  • Camping season opens at Black Butte Lake

    Campsites in Buckhorn recreation area and the Orland Buttes campground will reopen April 1 at Black Butte Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park near Orland, Calif.