Paddle tours for Fall 2022

Guided Paddle Tours

The Canoe & Kayak Wildlife Observation Program offers the public guided wildlife viewing and interpretation paddles in a normally closed area.  This free program lets paddlers experience local wildlife up-close such as river otters, egrets, herons, hawks, pelicans, beavers and pond turtles while learning about the refuge, Central Valley habitat and on-going restoration projects.  The program is open to all individuals/groups and experience levels.  All paddle tours are docent guided in a normally restricted area; there is no general access for self-guided paddling on the refuge.  Rain will cancel tour.

Currently scheduled Paddle Tours:

  • October 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • October 15 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • November 5 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please see the Tours page for detailed information and directions.

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