Reclamation Announces Angels Creek Boat Ramp at New Melones Lake to Reopen

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, 916-978-5100 TTY 916-978-5608

For Release: June 17, 2010

The Angels Creek boat ramp in the Glory Hole Recreation Area of New Melones Lake will reopen for boat launching beginning Friday, June 18.  The restroom and fish cleaning facilities will remain closed until the lake elevation rises to the level needed to operate the water treatment plant.  A portable restroom will be available.

For additional information, please contact the New Melones Lake Field Office at 209-536-9094, ext.0 (TTY 916-978-5608).

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