Bird Watching Spots on the Delta

Love our feathered friends? Home to hundreds of different species, the California Delta is an amazing place for bird watching. Go birding on your own or flock together—book a trip with the Sacramento Audubon Society or check the resources at California Department of Fish and Wildlife. These are some great bird-watching spots around the Delta.

1Dow Wetlands Preserve
Antioch
925.779.6137
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2Contra Loma Regional Park
1200 Fredrickson Lane, Antioch
888.327.2757
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3Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge
Fulton Shipyard Road, Antioch
707.769.4200
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4Decker Island Wildlife Area
3 miles south of Rio Vista at the north end of Decker Island on the Sacramento River, BOAT ONLY
707.428.2002
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5Miner Slough Wildlife Area
10 miles north of Rio Vista at the junction of Miner Slough and Cache Slough, BOAT ONLY
707.428.2002
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6Calhoun Cut Ecological Reserve
15 miles south of Dixon on Highway 113, BOAT ONLY
707.428.2002
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7Bay Point Regional Shoreline
End of McAvoy Road, Bay Point
888.327.2757
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8Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
45211 County Road 32B, Davis
530.757.2461
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9Yolo Basin Foundation
45211 County Road 32B, Davis
530.757.3780
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10Jepson Prairie Preserve
Rio Dixon Road & Cook Lane, Dixon
707.432.0150
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11Liberty Island Ecological Reserve
Liberty Island Road, Dixon
707.428.2002
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12Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
1624 Hood Franklin Road, Elk Grove
916.775.4421
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13Cosumnes River Preserve
13501 Franklin Boulevard, Galt
916.684.2816
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BEST OF THE DELTA 2020 - NATURE AREA OR TRAIL - 1ST PLACE

14White Slough State Wildlife Area
Woodbridge Road, Lodi
707.428.2002
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15Woodbridge Ecological Reserve
Woodbridge Road, Lodi
209.234.3435
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16Big Break Visitor Center at the Delta
69 Big Break Road, Oakley
Features a walkable map of the Delta!
510.544.3050
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17Brown's Island
Pittsburg
510.544.3095
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18Rhode Island Wildlife Area
Rhode Island, BOAT ONLY
707.428.2002
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19Lower Sherman Island Wildlife Area
Hwy 160 to Sherman Island Rd. to Mayberry Slough near confluence of Sacramento River.  BOAT ONLY, Rio Vista
707.428.2002
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20Franks Tract State Recreation Area
Southeast of Brannan Island between False River and Bethel Island. BOAT ONLY, Rio Vista
925.447.0426
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21Brannan Island State Recreation Area
17645 State Highway 160, Rio Vista
916.777.6671
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22Discovery Park
1600 Garden Highway, Sacramento
916.875.6961
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23Miller Regional Park
2701 Marina View Drive, Sacramento
916.808.5200
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24Mandeville Tip Park
San Joaquin River (Boat Access Only), Stockton

25Port of Stockton
2201 Washington Street, Stockton
209.946.0246
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26Spud Island Recreation Area
2 Spud Island, Stockton
209.946.0246

27Oak Grove Regional Park
4520 Eight Mile Road, Stockton
209.953.8800
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28River Walk Park
651 2nd Street, West Sacramento
916.617.4620
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