• 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

    Discover wildlife right in your own backyard!

    Blue Heron Trails

  • kayaking

    Get Your Paddle On!

    Spring wildlife paddle tours March through May on the refuge...

    Let's Go Paddling!

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

Spring Paddle Tours


Enjoy a relaxing paddle while bird-watching on the new Spring Paddle Tours from March through May.

Wildlife Observation Paddle Tours
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. For more information or to purchase online, visit: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm

America the Beautiful Passes

Delta Fish Advisories

Is My Fish Safe to Eat?


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

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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