Cosumnes River Preserve

Welcome:

The Cosumnes River Preserve encompasses and protects thousands of acres of wetlands and adjacent uplands. These lands, once considered insect ri​​​​​dden, unattractive, and even dangerous, today are recognized as beautiful ​places with important roles in local and global ecology. 

Fast Facts:

  • 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:

   From Sacramento:
  • 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. 

Activities:

  • Hiking
  • Bird-watching year-round
  • Canoeing on sloughs in the area
  • Photography
  • Limited hunting and fishing 

Hours and Fees:

The Visitor Center is open weekend​s from 9​ a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact info@cosumnes.org for more information

​Picnics Allowed: Yes 

Additional Information:

Visit the Cosumnes River Preserve's website for additional information at http://www.cosumnes.org/

Looking to volunteer at the Preserve? Check out the 2015 Habitat Restoration Days at the Cosumnes Preserve and find the perfect volunteer activity!

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