Owner: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
City: Hamilton City
Public Access: yes
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Access Via: Public road
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• Gravel Lot • Dirt Lot Pedestrian Access
• ADA Accessible • Trails Other Facilities
• Informational kiosk
This site is located at River Mile 193.5-R, approximately 5 miles south of Hamilton City.
This 666 acre unit, located in Glenn County, is owned by USFWS. The property has 575 acres of agricultural lands that are currently managed as both irrigated and dryland row crops. The remaining 91 acres consist of existing riparian habitat.
The eastern third of the site is located within the 150-year meander zone (Inner River Zone). As with Rx Ranch, most of the site, with the exception of the most
western portion, lies within the 2½-year flood zone.
The riparian habitat consists mostly of cottonwood and mixed riparian forests, with some riparian scrub. Special vegetation profiles include a high diversity of herbaceous plant species. Special wildlife use includes breeding yellow warblers and a bank swallow colony.
Current Land Use
Row-cropping will be continued on 575 acres in order to eliminate and control weeds until funding becomes available for restoration. Anticipating opening of this area to public use in 2009. The remaining 91 acres are open to the listed activities. Please visit sacramentovalleyrefuges.fws.gov for further details.
Adjacent Land Use
The site is bordered to the north by the Rx Ranch which is being evaluated for
conservation purposes. The property is bordered by farmland to the west.