Sacramento River
A Guide to Recreation and Public Access
Brannan Island State Park
Access Site Details
Rivermile: 10
Owner: California Department of Parks and Recreation (916) 777-6671
City: Isleton
County: Sacramento
Ownership: Public
Public Access: yes
Location: Click Here
Related Website: Click Here
Acres: 336
Access Via: Public road
Latitude: 38.11542
Longitude: -121.50134
Fishing Regulations: Click Here
Fishing Supplement: Click Here
Activities Available
• Motor Boating
• Kayaking/Canoeing
• Fishing
• Swimming
• Birding
• Photography
• Nature Observation
• Nature Walk
• 140 Tent Sites (reservable)
• 7 RV sites (reservable)
• Walking
• Hiking
Facilities Available
• Paved Lot
Boating Facilities
• Boat Ramp(s)
• Manual Put-in/Put-out
• Boat Dock/Landing
• Boat Trailer Parking
Pedestrian Access
• ADA Accessible
• Paved Walkways
• Trails
Picnic Facilities
• Picnic Table(s)
• Picnic Shelter(s)
• Barbecue Grill(s)/Pit(s)
• Turf Area
• Tree Shaded
• Potable Water
• Drinking Fountains
• Flush Toilets & Sinks
• Showers
Other Facilities
• Informational kiosk
Location Description
The park is on Highway 160 a few miles south of the city of Rio Vista in Sacramento County. The park is located on the lower peninsular extension of Brannan Island, and is surrounded by the Sacramento River on the west, Three Mile Slough on the southeast, and Seven Mile Slough on the northeast
Site Description
The Brannan Island Recreation Area is a group of islands and marshes. The habitat in the area supports many different types of wildlife. The most popular forms of recreation are boating, windsurfing and swimming. There is also great fishing in the region. Area includes a boat launch, multiple docks, swimming and camping areas. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Topology Hydrology
The recreation area is located on a chain of islands.
Vegetation Wildlife
The park contains a protected wetland marsh, which provides a habitat for species such as beavers, muskrats, river otter, mink and 76 species of birds. There are also many different types of fish in area, such as striped bass, sturgeon, catfish, bluegill, and perch.
Current Land Use
The park is a high use recreation area as well as a conservation for the wetlands.
Adjacent Land Use
Windy Cove Park
Access Description
Sign easily visible from highway 160.
Facility Signage
• Entrance
• Directional
• Facility Rules