The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. In Butte, Glenn, and Colusa Counties the Valley Oak Veterinary Center on Dr MLK Parkway in Chico accepts wildlife. In the Sacramento metropolitan area contact the Wildlife Care Association at 916-965-WILD(9453).
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About the Complex
Phone:(530)934-2801 Address: Sacramento NWRC, 752 County Rd 99W, Willows CA 95988. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sacramento is managed as part of the Sacramento NWR Complex - Contact Us.
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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.
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There are lots of things to do at the Sacramento NWR Complex! Birdwatching, photography, hiking and hunting are just a few of the things 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
The Sacramento River NWR offers a variety of hunting opportunities on our many properties located from Red Bluff to Colusa. Find out more...Sacramento River NWR Hunting
VISITOR AREA: Located 75 minutes north of Sacramento, adjacent to Interstate 5. Traveling north or south on I-5, exit at Rd 68 (#595, 9.1 miles north Maxwell or 8.3 miles south of Willows) and turn east towards Hwy 99W (parallels I-5). Go north 1.7 miles on Hwy 99W, turn right into Refuge entrance. HUNT AREA: exit I-5 at Rd 68, go 1 mile east on Rd 68 to Check Station gate (on right).Visitor Center and Hunter Check Station Maps (2 pages)
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., Steve Emmons
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017