Features

  • Docent Tour

    Docent Guided Walks

    Get a behind the scenes tour with one of our docent guided walks...

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  • Blue Heron Trails

    Blue Heron Trails

    Come stroll along the self-guided trails and learn about local wildlife!

    Blue Heron Trails

  • Refuge Gallery

    Refuge Gallery

    Browse some great photos to see what life is like on the refuge...

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Refuge Updates

Come Meet Your Wild Neighbors...

Cranes flying

...on a docent guided walk! Learn about our distant fall and winter migratory visitors, such as Sandhill cranes and colorful waterfowl along seasonal wetlands.

Wildlife Observation Guided Walks

Found a Baby Bird or Injured Wildlife?

Baby bird

The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. Please contact the Wildlife Care Association at 916-965-WILD(9453). Thanks for caring about Sacramento's wildlife!

Wildlife Care Association

Is My Fish Safe to Eat?

Bass

Several health advisories are in effect for the human consumption of fish from the Delta due to mercury or other toxic chemicals. Play it safe and learn the eating guidelines...

Fish Advisories
Federal Land Passes

"America the Beautiful" Passes

America the Beautiful Pass

The refuge does not sell passes. To purchase an America the Beautiful federal lands pass, please visit the BLM office at: 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825, (916) 978-4400. Or visit: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm

Permits and Passes

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

NWRS Logo

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