Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


About the WMA

About the WMA

Butte Sink WMA does not have any lands open to the public. One property is Service-owned (Butte Sink Unit), and is not accessible. All other properties are privately-owned, under conservation easement.

About Butte Sink Unit

Take a Virtual Tour!

The Butte Sink WMA is not open to the public but take a quick virtual tour to learn about what makes it special.

Butte Sink Virtual Tour
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.

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About the Complex

Sacramento NWR Complex

Butte Sink Wildlife Management Area is managed as part of the Sacramento NWR Complex.

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS