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Cosumnes River Preserve California

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Submitted By: Mapper on 21 Feb 2008
Latitude: 38.265798
Longitude: -121.43954

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From I-5 North:
Take Interstate 5 to the Twin Cities Road exit (marked with a binoculars sign for wildlife viewing) about midway between Stockton and Sacramento. Take Twin Cities Road exit and go East for exactly one mile, to the first stop sign. Turn right at the first stop sign, onto Franklin Boulevard, for 1.7 miles. The Visitor Center is located on the left side of Franklin Boulevard. Continue down Franklin Boulevard and park in the parking lot just past the Visitor Center.

From I-5 South:
Take Interstate 5 to the Thornton-Walnut Grove Road exit. Go east towards the Chevon gas station and turn left immediately after the Chevron station onto Thornton Rd. Follow Thornton Road north for about 2 miles and it will turn into Franklin Boulevard, continue north on Franklin crossing over the Thornton-Franklin bridge. The Visitor Center and parking are on your right, just after the bridge.

From Highway 99:
Take Highway 99 to the Twin Cities Road exit about midway between Stockton and Sacramento. Take Twin Cities Road west for about 6 miles and turn left onto Bruceville Road. Continue south on Bruceville Road and at the end turn right onto Desmond Road. Follow Desmond Road for about a mile over the Railroad tracks and turn left onto Franklin Boulevard. Continue down Franklin Boulevard and park in the parking lot just past the Visitor Center.



Hiking & Backpacking - (0)

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There are 2 trails at Cosumnes, The Cosumnes River Walk and the Lost Slough Wetlands Walk.

The Cosumnes River Walk is a 3 mile dirt loop trail through wetlands, forested areas, grassland, and along the river.

The Lost Slough Wetlands Walk is a 1 mile boardwalk loop trail through wetlands and forested areas.

Both trails begin and end at the visitors center and are self-guilded walks.

There is a trail map that has trail markers with descriptions of things to look at along each path. Pets and bikes are NOT allowed on the trails. There are restrooms near the visitors center.


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Guided paddling trips are available regularly. You can find out more information on specific times at the visitor center or visit the web site www.consumnes.org




There are no points within 15 miles of this point.
 

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