Colusa National Wildlife Refuge California

Submitted By: MowFam08 on 29 Jul 2010

Latitude: 39.188281
Longitude: -122.045134
From Colusa:
Drive one-half mile west on Highway 20 to the refuge entrance.

From Williams:
Take exit 578 off of Interstate 5 for Highway 20 Clear Lake/Colusa turn east.
Go about 6 miles on Highway 20 to Ohair Road.
Turn south on the graveled Ohair Road. Drive to the refuge entrance.


Delevan National Wildlife Refuge, California
Distance: 8.99 mi
Activities: Hiking & Backpacking

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Wildlife: Thousands of waterfowl are present from September through March. Peak populations occur in December and January. Many birds and mammals can be seen year-round.

Habitat: 4,567 acres, including seasonal marsh, permanent ponds, and uplands.

Recreation: Enjoy wildlife viewing and photography as you drive the three-mile, graveled auto tour through wetlands. Walk a one-mile trail along a lush riparian slough. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the viewing platform. The Refuge is open sunrise to sunset year-round. On a separate area of the Refuge, waterfowl and pheasant hunting is permitted seasonally.

The auto tour is open to vehicles and the trail is open to foot traffic only from sunrise to sunset year round. The auto tour and trail begin at an interpretive kiosk which is located at the visitor parking lot and loop back to it. The kiosk has interpretive panels to answer the most commonly asked questions and depict the history of the refuge, wildlife problems, and management solutions.

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