Sacramento River
A Guide to Recreation and Public Access
Activity: Birding
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Rivermile
Site name County Access via Owner
52 Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Yolo Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) Dave Feliz, Wildlife Area Manager (530) 757-2431
218 Woodson Bridge RV Park Tehama Public road Private (530)839-2151
205 Wilson's Landing Unit Glenn River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
247 William B. Ide Adobe Tehama Public road State Historic Parks (530)529-8599
297 Turtle Bay Exploration Park/Sundial Bridge Shasta Public road Private (800)887-8532 or (530)243-8850
296.5 Turtle Bay East Fishing Access Shasta Public road California Department of Fish and Game. Operated by City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
298 Turtle Bay Boat Ramp Shasta Public road California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Operated by City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
238 Todd Island (USFWS) Tehama River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
118.5 Sutter Bypass Wildlife Area Sutter Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) (916) 358-2900
169 Sul Norte Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
40 Stone Lakes Wildlife Refuge Sacramento Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (916) 775-4421
283 Stillwater Property Shasta   City of Redding (530) 224-6100
159 Stegeman Unit Colusa River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
182 South Ord Unit (USFWS) Glenn River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
292 South Bonnyview Boat Launch Shasta Public road California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Operated by City of Redding (530) 225-4095
0 Soda Creek River Access Shasta Public road
0 Sims Flat Campground Shasta Public road USDA Forest Service (530) 226-2500
187 Shannon Slough Unit Glenn River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
297 Sacramento River Trail: Turtle Bay Shasta Public road City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
298 Sacramento River Trail: Sundial Bridge Trailhead Shasta Public road City of Redding (530) 225-4095
300.5 Sacramento River Trail: Stanford Hills Access Shasta Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
298 Sacramento River Trail: Arboretum Access Shasta Public road City of Redding (530) 255-4095
191 Sacramento River Parcel Glenn River only Central Valley Flood Protection Board (916)574-0609
216.5 Rio Vista Unit (USFWS) Tehama Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
5.5 Rio Viento RV Park Sacramento Public road Rio Viento 4460 W Sherman Island Road, Rio Vista, CA 94571 (952)382-4193
245 Red Bluff City Park Tehama Public road City of Red Bluff Department of Parks and Recreation (530) 527-8181
274 Reading Island Fishing Access Shasta Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
161.5 Princeton Unit Southeast Colusa and Glenn Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
162 Princeton Unit South Colusa River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
166 Princeton Unit North Glenn Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
164 Princeton Unit East Glenn Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
0 Pollard Gulch Day Use Area Shasta Public road USDA Forest Service (530) 226-2500
198.5 Pine Creek Unit (USFWS) Butte Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
196 Pine Creek Unit (DFW) Butte Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
191 Phelan Island Unit (USFWS) Glenn River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
261 Perry Riffle Tehama Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
259 Paynes Creek Tehama Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
295 Parkview Riverfront Trail and Park Shasta Public road City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
168 Packer Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
174.5 Oxbow Unit Glenn River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
184 Ord Bend Unit (SRNWR) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
182.5 Ord Bend Unit (DFG) Glenn River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
184 Ord Bend Park Glenn Public road Glenn County Building Department (530) 934-6545
0 Ney Springs River Access Siskiyou Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) (530) 225-2300
274 Mouth of Cottonwood Creek Wildlife Area Shasta Public road California Department of Fish and Wildlife (530)225-2300
271 Mouth of Battle Creek Tehama Public road State Lands Commission (530)225-2300
155.5 Moulton Unit South Colusa River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
156.7 Moulton Unit North Colusa River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
236 Mooney Unit (USFWS) Tehama River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
57.5 Miller Park Sacramento Public road City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation (916) 264-5200
214 Merrill's Landing Unit Tehama Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife Redding CA (530) 225-2300
263.5 Massacre Flat Tehama Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
296 Marina RV Park Shasta Public road Private (530) 241-4396
3 Lower Sherman Island Wildlife Area Sacramento River only Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) (707) 944-5500
177 Llano Seco Island 2 Unit (USFWS) Butte River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows, Ca (530) 934-2801
180 Llano Seco Island 1 Unit (USFWS) Butte River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows, Ca (530) 934-2801
0 LaMoine River Access Shasta Public road Private
0 Lakehead Campground and RV Park Shasta Public road Private (530) 238-8450
299 Lake Redding Shasta Public road City of Redding Parks and Recration (530) 225-4095
243 Lake Red Bluff Recreation Area Tehama Public road U.S. Forest Service Mendocino National Forest, 825 North Humboldt Ave. Willows CA (530) 934-3316
238 La Barranca Unit (USFWS) Tehama River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
302 Keswick Dam Shasta Public road Bureau of Reclamation Northern CA Office (530)276-2031
288 Kapusta Property Fishing Access Shasta Public road City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
286 JGW RV Park Shasta Public road Private (530) 365-7965
267 Jellys Ferry Area Tehama Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
186.5 Jacinto Unit (USFWS) Glenn River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
180.5 Jacinto Unit (DFG) Glenn River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
200 Irvine Finch River Access Glenn Public road Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) (530) 342-5185
252 Iron Canyon Tehama Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
265 Inks Creek Tehama Public road BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
195.5 Indian Fishery Day Use Area Butte Public road Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) (530) 342-5185
235 Hunter's Resort Tehama Public road Los Molinos CA (530) 527-5293
229.7 Hidden Harbor Marina and RV Park Tehama Public road Resort: (530)384-1800, Marina: (530)384-0177
228 Heron Island Unit (USFWS) Tehama River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
0 Gibson River Access Shasta Public road USDA Forest Service (530) 226-2500
199 Gianella Landing Glenn Public road River Partners (916) 358-2900
83 Fremont Weir Wildlife Area Sutter/Yolo Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife (916) 358-2900
211 Foster Island (USFWS) Tehama River only BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
232 Flynn Unit (USFWS) Tehama Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
69 Elkhorn Regional Park and Boat Launch Yolo Public road Yolo County Parks & Resources Department (530) 406-4880
0 Dunsmuir City Park Siskiyou Public road City of Dunsmuir (530) 235-2177
164 Drumheller Slough Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
165 Drumheller North Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows, Ca (530) 934-2801
0 Dog Creek River Access Shasta Public road
299 Diestlehorst Pasture River Access Shasta Public road City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
209 Dicus Slough Butte River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
175 Del Rio Glenn Public road River Partners (530) 894-5401
8 Decker Island Wildlife Area Solano River only Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) (707) 944-5500
186 Dead Man’s Reach Unit (USFWS) Butte River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
27 Dagmar's Landing Sacramento Public road Private (916) 776-1961
0 Conant River Access Shasta Public road USDA Forest Service (530) 226-2500
145 Colusa-Sacramento River State Recreation Area Colusa Public road Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Colusa, CA 530-458-4740 extension 106 or 100.
145 Colusa Unit South Colusa River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
147 Colusa Unit North Colusa River only Department of Fish and Wildlife Region II Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
144 Colusa Levee Scenic Park Colusa Public road City of Colusa Patty Hickel (530) 458-4740
142 Colusa Landing Colusa Public road Bert Wheeler (530) 458-4888
168 Codora Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
0 Castle Crags State Park Shasta Public road California Department of Parks and Recreation (530) 235-2684
0 Castle Crags SP Picnic Area Shasta Public road California Department of Parks and Recreation (530) 235-2684
289 Cascade Community Park Shasta Public road City of Redding (530) 225-4095
194 Capay Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
0 Cantara/Ney Springs Wildlife Area Siskiyou Public road Department of Fish and Game (DFG) (530) 225-2300
0 Cantara Loop River Access Siskiyou Public road Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFG) (530) 225-2300
298.5 Caldwell Park Shasta Public road City of Redding Parks and Recreation (530) 225-4095
169 Butte City Launch Facility Glenn Public road Glenn County Building Department (530) 934-6545
10 Brannan Island State Park Sacramento Public road California Department of Parks and Recreation (916) 777-6671
0 Box Canyon Trail Siskiyou Public road Siskiyou County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (530)459-3465
161.5 Bogg’s Bend Unit (USFWS) Glenn Public road U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
239.5 Blackberry Island Unit (USFWS) Tehama River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
193 Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park Glenn/Butte Public road Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) (530) 342-5185
170 Beehive Bend Glenn River only Department of Fish and Wildlife North Central Region Rancho Cordova CA (916) 358-2900
146.2 Beach at SRWA Colusa Unit Colusa River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, Willows CA (530) 934-2801
253 Bald Hill Tehama River only BLM Redding Field Office (530) 224-2100
0 Antlers Resort and Marina Shasta Public road Private (530) 238-2553 Toll Free:(800) 238-3924
0 Antlers R.V. and Campground Shasta Public road Private (530) 238-2322 or (800) 642-6849
0 Antlers Campground Shasta Public road USDA Forest Service (530) 226-2500
0 Antlers Boat Ramp Shasta Public road USDA Forest Service (530) 226-2500
283 Anderson River Park Shasta Public road California Department of Fish and Game. Operated by the City of Anderson/State Parks and Recreation Department (530) 378-6656
242 Altube Island Tehama River only Bureau of Reclamation (530) 275-1554
166 Afton Unit (USFWS) Glenn River only U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge (530) 934-2801