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    Come visit!

    Drive the auto tour, take photos, watch wildlife, go for a hike, or hunt waterfowl.

    Visit - Plan Your Visit

  • Drought

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

    Drought Information

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    Hunting

    The Colusa National Wildlife Refuge offers great waterfowl hunting. Visit the main Sacramento NWR hunt page for more information.

    Hunting on the Complex

  • Tule by Peters

    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

Featured Wildlife

Wood Duck Boxes

Wood ducks on box

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

Sacramento NWR Complex - Contact Us

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

Colusa is managed as part of the Sacramento NWR Complex - Contact Us.

Learn more about the complex 

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

  • Plan Your Visit

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    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
  • Waterfowl Hunting

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    Find out more about waterfowl hunting on the Sacramento NWR Complex.

    Hunting on the Complex
  • Directions

    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)
  • Volunteer!

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    Just can't get enough of your favorite Refuge?Come support our Refuges by volunteering!

    Get Involved--Volunteer!
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Mike Peters
Last Updated: Jan 09, 2017
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