Sacramento River
A Guide to Recreation and Public Access
Sand Cove Park
Access Site Details
Rivermile: 63
Owner: City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation (916)808-6060
City: Sacramento
County: Sacramento
Ownership: Public
Public Access: yes
Location: Click Here
Related Website: Click Here
Access Via: Public road
Fishing Regulations: Click Here
Fishing Supplement: Click Here
Activities Available
• Swimming
• Nature Observation
Facilities Available
• Paved Lot
Pedestrian Access
• Paved Walkways
• Trails
Picnic Facilities
• Turf Area
• Tree Shaded
• Drinking Fountains
• Porta-Potties
Location Description
2005 Garden Highway, just south of Sacramento.
Site Description
There is a trail that goes from the parking area to the river. At the river there is a large sandy beach, perfect for swimming or fishing off of the bank. No boat access.
Vegetation Wildlife
Riparian habitat . Many different bird species. Fish species include striped bass, sturgeon, salmon, catfish, black bass
Current Land Use
Public park.
Access Description
Visible from the Garden Highway.
Facility Signage
• Entrance
• Facility Rules