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Folsom Lake. (File Photo)


If you’re anxious to find out whether your favorite Bureau of Reclamation facility has been affected by the government shutdown, the agency has put out a handy list of the status of all its parks.

The following Reclamation-operated areas are closed:

-Lake Berryessa Recreation Area

-New Melones Lake

-East Park and Stony George Reservoir Recreation Areas

-Shasta Dam visitor center

Two boat launches at Lake Berryessa, Markley Cove Resort and Pleasure Cove Marina, are still open with all their services available, as they are concession operated.

The follow areas are still open with full services, as they are managed by the state or local governments:

-Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

-Auburn State Recreation Area

-Lake Solano County Park

The Bureau of Reclamation manages water supplies and hydroelectric power.

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