Drive the auto tour, take photos, watch wildlife, go for a hike, or hunt waterfowl.
Visit - Plan Your Visit
Learn more about how the drought is affecting the Complex and how it might affect your visit.
The Colusa National Wildlife Refuge offers great waterfowl hunting. Visit the main Sacramento NWR hunt page for more information.
Hunting on the Complex
Tule Greater White-fronted Geese
Tules are one of the two subspecies that winter in CA. They winter mostly in the area on and near the Sacramento, Delevan, and Colusa NWRs.
Check out the Complex's wildlife
Wood ducks typically nest in holes of trees but duck boxes can also provide a great nesting site. Colusa NWR is a great place to spot wood ducks in the spring and summer. Walk quietly on the trail and you might see them!Visit Sacramento NWR's wildlife page
About the Complex
Phone:(530)934-2801. Address: Sacramento NWR Complex, 752 County Rd 99W, Willows CA 95988. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Colusa is managed as part of the Sacramento NWR Complex - Contact Us.
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
There are lots of things to do at Colusa NWR and at the other refuges of the Sacramento NWR Complex! Birdwatching, photography, hiking and hunting are just a few of the activities we have to offer. Find something that is just right for you....Plan Your Visit
Find out more about waterfowl hunting on the Sacramento NWR Complex.Hunting on the Complex
VISITOR AREA: Traveling north or south on I-5, exit at Hwy 20 at Williams (#578), go 6.7 miles east on Hwy 20, turn right onto O’Hair Road. If traveling from Colusa, go ½ mile west on Hwy 20 and go left on O’Hair Rd. HUNT AREA: click on the maps link below.Visitor Area and Hunter Check Station Maps (2 pages)
Just can't get enough of your favorite Refuge?Come support our Refuges by volunteering!Get Involved--Volunteer!
Did you know?
Often small groups of northern shovelers bring food to the surface by swimming rapidly in a circle while swinging their bills side to side. They strain aquatic vegetation, plankton, and tiny invertebrates through the comblike edges of their shovel-shaped bill.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Mike Peters
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2016