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Open Spaces - Cosumnes River Preserve
The Cosumnes River Preserve encompasses and protects thousands of acres of wetlands and adjacent uplands. These lands, once considered insect ridden, unattractive, and even dangerous, today are recognized as beautiful places with important roles in local and global ecology.
The Cosumnes river is only 80 miles long
More than 250 bird species, 40 fish species and 230 plant species live within the preserve
How to Get There:
Head south on Interstate 5
Take the Twin Cities road exit
Turn left on Twin Cities road
Turn right on Franklin Blvd
Continue on the the Visitor Center located at 13501 Franklin Blvd.
View Cosumnes River Preserve Map
Canoeing on sloughs in the area
Limited hunting and fishing
Hours and Fees:
is open weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact
for more information
Visit the Cosumnes River Preserve's website for additional information at
Looking to volunteer at the Preserve? Check out the
2010 Habitat Restoration Days
at the Cosumnes Preserve and find the perfect volunteer activity!