Spring Program Schedule
Here's our spring lineup of activities. All programs are free of charge.
Activity Schedule for Spring 2016
eBird Trail Tracker
Discover what birds were recently seen at the refuge by using the eBird Trail Tracker
eBird Trail Tracker
View images of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
Get more information on the largest wetland restoration project on the west coast.
Download the latest issue of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex newsletter.
AnnouncementsApril 18, 2016
The steep section of Tidelands Trail will be closed May 2-5 for trail work. Learn more
About the Complex
From sand dunes to salt marsh, from rocky, offshore islands to golden beaches, the San Francisco Bay Refuge Complex offers a glimpse into the biological treasures of the SF Bay & Monterey Bay areas.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay is managed as part of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
- April 10, 2016
Although some finishing touches on the Bair Island trails are not yet incorporated, the trails are now fully open.
- December 20, 2015
Inner Bair Island in Redwood City receives tidal flow for the first time in more than a hundred years. Read more
- September 01, 2015
Every U.S. 4th grader is eligible to receive an Every Kid in a Park pass good for free entry into our federal lands. Pass admits everyone in the family car. Just download the voucher from the website and exchange it for the card at the refuge's Visitor Center. Pass is good until August 2016.Every Kid in a Park Website
Barn Swallows arrive at the refuge in April and May in great numbers to breed. Their acrobatic antics brings joy to many and they also provide mosquito control naturally.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Ridgway's Rail/Aric Crabb - Bay Area News Group, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami, Northern Harrier/Michael Lufting, Downingia/Alex Baranda, Barn Swallow/Michael Lufting
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2016