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National Wildlife Refuge

Maxwell Rd, off Interstate 5, 9 miles north off
Williams, CA   
E-mail: sacramentovalleyrefuges@fws.gov
Phone Number: 530-934-2801
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Waterfowl and pheasant hunting occur during mid-October through mid-January, on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, on the southern portion of the refuge. Ducks, geese, pheasant, snipe, coots, and moorhens may be hunted. There are 28 island hunting sites and a free roaming area. A refuge hunting permit must be purchased at the refuge's hunter check station.

Wildlife Observation
There is limited wildlife viewing from a turnout off Maxwell Road, which borders the south refuge boundary. A variety of geese, ducks, and water birds can be seen feeding and resting among the cattails and tules in the marsh.

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