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Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge California

Submitted By: MowFam08 on 15 Jul 2009

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Latitude: 39.430162
Longitude: -122.186165

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Directions: From Interstate 5 at Williams, continue north on the Interstate for approximately 20 miles, exit at Road 68. At the Road 68 and Highway 99W interchange, turn north and travel approximately 1.6 miles to the Refuge entrance. For southbound travelers, exit Interstate 5 at County Road 57. Turn east over the overpass to Highway 99W. Drive approximately 4.5 miles south to the Refuge entrance.

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Wildlife: One of the State's premier waterfowl refuges. Waterfowl are present from September through March. View hundreds of thousands of geese and ducks from November through January. Many other birds and mammals provide year-round viewing.

Habitat: 10,819 acres of seasonal marsh, permanent ponds, and uplands in the heart of the Sacramento Valley.

Recreation: Numerous opportunities are available. Leisurely enjoy a wildlife exhibit, bookstore, and Discovery Room in the Visitor Center. The Center is open everyday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm November through February and only weekdays the rest of the year. Interpretive kiosks, benches and restrooms are located outside the Center making, them available year-round. Travel the six-mile auto tour and two-mile walking trail, which meander along marshes and riparian areas. On a separate area of the Refuge, waterfowl and pheasant hunting are permitted seasonally.

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