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California Delta Parks

information about state parks and other parks on the California Delta. Also includes natural areas such as ecological reserves and wildlife reserves.

Sacramento River Parks

Parks along the Sacramento River between the city of Sacramento the mouth of the river near Suisun Bay. Parks are listed fro north to south.

Elkhorn Regional Park
55-acre Yolo County park with facilities that include a boat launching ramp, picnic area, parking lot and toilets. Activities in the park include bird watching, boating, fishing, picnics, and nature study. Note that no overnight camping is allowed. The park is situated between a levee and the west bank of the Sacramento River in the city of West Sacramento.

Tiscomia City Park
This municipal park is situated on the east bank of the Sacramento River in the City of Sacramento. Features include the northern end of the Sacramento River Bike Trail. Tiscomia Park is located at 195 Jibboom Street.

Sacramento River Parkway Trail
Four mile asphalt trail running along the east bank of the Sacramento River in the city of Saramento. It is the southern continuation of the American River Bike Trail. The trail extends between Tiscomia City Park in the north andthe the Bill Cothnin Sports Complex in the south.

Robert T. Matsui Waterfront Park
Located at 100 Jibboom Street in the city of Sacramento.

("I" Street Bridge)

River Walk Park
Linear park along the west bank of the Sacramento bounded by the "I" Street Bridge in the north and the Tower Bridge in the South. The park features views across the river of the Sacramento skyline, a paved trail with educational nature and history signs, four picnic areas, a Tower Bridge overlook area, and an "I" Street Bridge overlook area. The park also have a wide stairway often used as seating for concerts and other special events. The entrance to River Walk Park is located at 651 Second Street in the city of West Sacramento.

(Tower Bridge)

(Pioneer Memorial Bridge)

Miller Regional Park
Park maanged by the city of Sacramento with a boat ramp, boat trailer parking, a dock, and picnic areas. Situated on a strip of land between the Sacramento River and the Sacramento Marina. The park entrance is located at 2710 Ramp Way in the city of Sacramento.

Garcia Bend City Park
Sacramento city park with a boat ramp, boat trailer parking, picnic areas, and a nature area. Located at 7654 Sacramento River Bike Trail | Saccramento |

Cliff House Fishing Access Area
River access park about 14 miles upstream from the mouth of the Sacramento River. Popular activities include fishing, clamming, windsurfing, picnics. Managed by the Sacramento County Regional Parks Department.

Sandy Beach Park and Campground
Solano County park on the west bank of the Sacramento River, south of the town of Rio Vista. Features a 24 hour boat launch, campsites, and picnic areas. The park also has a sandy beach, but no swimming is allowed because of strong river currents and sudden drop-offs.

Brannan Island State Recreation Area
This park located northeast of the San Francisco Bay Area features a maze of waterways through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta area. The park has a ten lane launch ramp and more then 140 campsites and several picnic and swimming areas.

Delta Meadows River Park Property
Property managed by the State of California Parks Service. Located at 17645 State Highway 160. Activities include boating, hiking, and fishing, but note that the park hgas no restrooms or any other facilities, and it may be closed at times.

Sherman Island Regional Park
Sherman island is known internationally as a top windsurfing spot and other activities include fishing, boating, and picnics. Managed by the Sacramento County Regional Parks Department.

San Joaquin River and Delta Loop Parks

Mandeville Tip Park
Park on an island in the San Joaquin River. Formerly a San Juaquin County Park

South Spud Island Recreation Area
Park on a 100 are island in the San Joaquin River about eight miles west of the city of Stockton.

Franks Tract State Recreation Area
California state park that is only accessible by water. Located southeast of Brannan Island between False River and Bethel Island. Popular activities including fishing and waterfowl hunting.

Delta loop Recreation Area

Antioch Parks

- Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline
- Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
- Contra Loma Regional Park
- Dows Setlands Preserve
- Morgan Territory Regional Preserve

Bay Point Parks

Bay Point Regional Shoreline

Oakley Parks

Big Break Regional Shoreline

Pittsburg Parks

Brown's Island Regional Park
Park covering all of a 595 acre island in the Sacramento River Delta, north of Pittsburg, near the junction of the Sacramento River and the San Joaquin River. Acess to the park is restricted. Arrangements to visit can be requested by calling 510-544-3095.

Delta Park Resources

Delta Recreation Expansion Proposal
A Web page and a brochure with information about a proposal to expand the network of state recreation areas in the California state parks system.

Ecological Reserves in the Delta Region
Information on the Web site of the California State Department of Fish and Game about ecological reserves in the Bay Delta Region of California.

Wildlife Areas in the Delta Region
Information on the Web site of the California State Department of Fish and Game about wildlife areas in the Bay Delta Region of California.

California Delta Travel Guide

Sacramento River of California

San Joaquin River of California

Other Rivers in California

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