Visitor Access to Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in California. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).
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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex 752 County Road 99W Willows, CA 95988 Phone: 530/934 2801 www.fws.gov/refuge/sacramento_river U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov For Refuge Information 1 800/344 WILD Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Access/Use Maps Welcome Enjoy Your Visit! Come explore one of the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge’s many riverside units. Currently the refuge is composed of thirty units along a 80-mile stretch of the Sacramento River from Red Bluff to Colusa. Twenty-four of these units are partially or entirely open to the public, and there is no recreation fee. California Relay Service TTY 1 800/735 2929 Voice 1 800/735 2922 Visitors with disabilities may be reasonably accommodated upon request, and/or receive an alternative format publication. Hunting and Fishing Regulations viewable on the refuge website listed above. February 2018 Environmental Education Planting seeds of stewardship in young minds. Hunting Mom’s first turkey Wildlife Observation New sights for young and old eyes to enjoy. Visitor Activities & Restrictions Unit Access Working to conserve, protect and restore Sacramento River habitats for wildlife and people. There are no recreation fees. Please respect all General Information signs’ instructions, area closures and access regulations. ! ! £ ! © ! Day use only, open 2 hours before legal sunrise to 1-1/2 hours after legal sunset. Only boat access to gravel bars is allowed at other hours. Í ! Dogs are welcome but must be kept on leash, except for authorized hunting activities under the immediate control of a licensed hunter. F ! G ! Access varies and may be by foot and/or boat. Hunting is allowed only in designated areas from August 15 to May 31 (see individual unit leaflet and/or hunting regulations on our website). The refuge vision is to create a linked network of up to 18,000 acres of riparian and floodplain habitats, including forests, grasslands, freshwater marsh and other aquatic habitats. By using innovative restoration techniques and working with public and private partners, the refuge provides lands that help fullfill the needs of native fish, wildlife and plants. The refuge is committed to provide quality wildlifedependent recreational opportunities, including wildlife observation, interpretation, environmental education, photography, hunting and fishing. Hiking Bicycles allowed in designated area May 15 through August 15 (see individual leaflets or our website for restrictions). [ ! \ ! l ! 9 ! · ! ª ! Wildlife Observation Ò ! È ! K ! Fires are prohibited except for portable gas stoves on gravel bars. Photography Fishing is allowed, follow State regulations. Camping allowed only on gravel bars for up to 7 days during a 30 day period. Camping is prohibited on other refuge lands. Environmental Education Take out what you bring in. Littering is unlawful! Bicycling Rifles and pistols are prohibited. Only shotguns or archery equipment allowed during hunting season, in hunting areas (see regulations). No target shooting. Horses are prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited. Mobilitiy impaired visitors should consult refuge manager for allowed conveyances. This is a natural and wild area, be alert! You may Be Prepared encounter ticks, mosquitoes, wasps, yellowjackets, bees, poison oak, stinging nettle, poison hemlock, rattle snakes, feral pigs & mountain lions. *California Department of Fish and Wildlife and California State Parks boundaries represented on this map are for reference only. Please contact CDFW or State Parks for accurate boundaries and regulations.