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Raymond, CA
Madera, CA

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    25207 Road 407
    Raymond, CA 93653
    Phone: (559) 673-5151

See the Hensley Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: Located 17 miles northeast of Madera on County Road 400.

Factoid: Hidden Dam, Hensley Lake is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, nestled in the beautiful California Oak savanna environment of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Only 25 minutes to Madera, 45 minutes to Fresno, 1 hour to Yosemite National Park, and a day trip to Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, and the central coast. Lake activities include water skiing, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and camping.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

9 Recreation areas at Hensley Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Buck Ridge Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $         D C A GS X M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Hidden View Campground   X         X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Hidden View Recreation Area  Link ro reservation at   $         D C       I M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Park Headquarters             A       H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Road 400 Access Points                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Vista Point             A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Wakalumi Campground                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Wakalumi Recreation Area                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Wakalumi Wildlife Management Area   $                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails *
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

* Bike trails upgraded with help from International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). Visit for more information.

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