Sacramento River Wildlife Area Updated:09/2022

The Sacramento River Wildlife Area is approximately 3,900 acres of riparian forest, grasslands, oxbow lakes, and gravel bars. The riparian forest is dominated by cottonwood, willow, ash, sycamore, and box elder trees with dense understory of wild grape, pipevine, and poison oak. Among the diversity of species that can be seen along the river are otters, beavers, gray fox, bobcat, western pond turtles, ash-throated flycatchers, great blue herons, egrets, and a variety of birds of prey.

Activities: fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, nature study, trapping, and hunting

Hunting: Game species include deer, quail, turkey, and dove.

Type C: Sacramento River Wildlife Area does not require the purchase of a hunting pass for entry. Entry permits and/or passes or special drawing may be required for hunting on some Type C wildlife areas.

Facilities: None

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  • License Items and Fees

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Contact Sacramento River Wildlife Area

Regional Manager - North Central Region
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA  95670
Phone: (916) 358-2900

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Butte County, California
  • Colusa County, California
  • Glenn County, California