Sacramento River NWR Visitor Activities

Spotted Towhee by Steve Emmons

Sacramento River NWR offers a wide variety of opportunities for visitors including wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, hunting, fishing, interpretation, and education. 

For additional opportunities on the Complex, visit the
Sacramento NWR's Visitor Activities webpage.



Recreation Summary and Unit Brochures/Maps:

Units are listed from north to south.
- Click on the Unit Name to view brochure/map.
- We understand it can be difficult to print all the brochures at home. Feel free to contact us and we can mail you all the maps or individual maps. Contact us via email or call 530-934-2801.
- see Overview Map/Brochure of the Sacramento River NWR 
- see Overview Map of Sacramento River NWR Hunting Access

Units Open    to Public Access 

Hunting

Boat or Car Access

Hiking Trail

Picnic Table

Bicycles **

  
Blackberry

 

B

    
La Barranca

X

B

    
Todd Island

X

B

    
Mooney

X*

B

    
Ohm

X*

B

    
Flynn

X

B

    
Heron Island

X

B

    
Rio Vista 

X

B & C

X

X

X**

 
Foster Island 

X

B

    

Pine Creek 

X

B & C

X

X

X**

 
Capay 

X

B & C

X

 

X**

 
Phelan Island 

X

B

    
Jacinto 

X

B

    
Dead Man's Reach

X

B

    
Ord Bend

 

C

X

X

  
South Ord

X

B

    
Llano Seco Island 1 

X

B

    
Llano Seco Island 2 

X

B

    
Sul Norte 

X

B & C

X

X

X**

 
Codora

X*

B & C

X

 

X**

 
Packer  

 

B & C

X

 

X**

 
Afton

X

B

    
Drumheller North 

X

B & C

X

 

X**

 
Drumheller Slough 

X

B & C

X

 

X**

 
Bogg's Bend

X

B & C

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* = Mooney and Ohm see brochure for details on special hunting rules
* = Codora - hunting open only to junior hunters, on weekends only. See brochure.
** = Bicycles allowed on trail only from May 15 - August 15

Click here to view Sacramento River Wildlife Area (Calif Dept Fish & Wildlife) maps/properties. 


Hunting:

For information on hunting, visit the Sacramento River NWR Hunting page.


Safety:

These areas are natural and wild! You may encounter ticks, mosquitoes, wasps, yellow-jackets, bees, poison oak, stinging nettle, poison hemlock, rattle snakes, wild hogs, and mountain lions.  See the Sacramento River Hunting Regulations and Information page for safety tips while visiting Sacramento River NWR.