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  • CCP Cover - WMA Draft

    WMAs Draft CCP available

    The Wildlife Management Areas Draft CCP is now available for public comment.

    WMAs Draft CCP

  • Drought

    Learn more about how the drought is affecting the Complex and how it might affect your visit.

    Drought Information

  • Come visit!

    Drive the auto tour, go for a hike, hunt waterfowl, or stop in the visitor center. There is a lot to do at the refuge.

    Visit - Plan Your Visit

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    Hunting

    The Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge offers great waterfowl hunting.

    Hunting on the Complex

CCP- Conservation Planning

Comprehensive Conservation Planning

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Our CCP documents provide a 15 year blueprint for management of our refuges and wildlife management areas.

Find current CCP information....

About the Complex

Contact Us

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Phone:(530)934-2801. Address: Sacramento NWRC, 752 County Rd 99W, Willows CA 95988. Email: sacramentovalleyrefuges@fws.gov

Sacramento is managed as part of the Contact Us.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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.

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Visitor Opportunities

  • Found a baby bird or injured wildlife?

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    The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. In Butte, Glenn, and Colusa Counties the Valley Oak Veterinary Center on Dr MLK Parkway in Chico accepts wildlife. In the Sacramento metropolitan area contact the Wildlife Care Association at 916-965-WILD(9453).

    See a list of rehabilitators in CA
  • Plan Your Visit

    There are lots of things to do at the Sacramento NWR Complex! Birdwatching, photography, hiking and hunting are just a few of the things we have to offer. Find something that is just right for you....

    Plan Your Visit
  • Sacramento River Hunting

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    The Sacramento River NWR offers a variety of hunting opportunities on our many properties located from Red Bluff to Colusa. Find out more...

    Sacramento River NWR Hunting
  • Directions

    Located ~75 minutes north of Sacramento, next to Interstate 5. For northbound travelers, exit I-5 at Road 68/Princeton (Exit #595). Turn right at the stop sign. Next, turn north (left) at the Road 68 and Highway 99W interchange and travel ~1.5 miles on 99W to the entrance. For southbound travelers, exit I-5 at Road 57 (Exit #601). Turn east over the offramp to Highway 99W. Turn south (right) on 99W and drive ~4.5 miles to the entrance. *Putting the mailing address in most digital maps/GPS will send you to the wrong location.

    click here for Directional Maps to Refuge and to Hunter Check Station
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Steve Emmons
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2015
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