Reclamation Announces Two-Week Closure of Spanish Flat Recreation Area at Lake Berryessa

Media Contact: Louis Moore, 916-978-5100

For Release: February 20, 2014

NAPA, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation’s Central California Area Office and Lake Berryessa concessionaire Pleasure Cove Marina, LLC announce a two-week closure of the Spanish Flat Recreation Area in order to conduct maintenance and upgrades to facilities.

This temporary closure will allow Reclamation and Pleasure Cove Marina, LLC to prepare the recreation area for public use during the primary summer recreation season by installing new picnic tables, fire rings and upright barbeque grills. The closure will begin on Monday, February 24, and is scheduled to end on Friday, March 7.

The temporary closure of Spanish Flat Recreation Area will not impact the hours of operation of any other developed recreation areas, marinas or day use areas at Lake Berryessa.

Please visit the Lake Berryessa website at for additional information about recreational opportunities at Lake Berryessa.

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