The refuge is open daily from sunrise to sunset for approved activities.
Location and Contact Information
Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge is located on the coast approximately 11 miles north of Monterey, California, at the point where the Salinas River empties into Monterey Bay. The refuge was established in 1973 due to it's prime location along the Pacific Flyway.
Whether you want to further conservation, learn more about nature or share your love of the outdoors, you’ve come to the right place. National wildlife refuges provide many opportunities for you to help your community by doing what you love.