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Cosumnes River Preserve, Galt

#227 of 508 in Wildlife in California
The Preserve is open every day of the year. The Visitors Center is normally staffed by Volunteer Naturalists on the weekends and holidays. There is no cost to park at the Preserve all events are free.

All photographs posted by the Cosumnes River Preserve were taken by staff and on the Preserve unless otherwise noted.
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  • I've been here all 4 seasons including hot summer and rainy flooded winter and all times are magical. This place is a gem, a bit of Old California hiding between the 99 and the 5 freeways where the on...  more »
  • Went kayaking with friends and really enjoyed the facilities, parking was abundant and trails leading out was well maintained. Have a small exhibit area focusing on native flora and fauna, and clean r...  more »
  • Great birdwatching spot for fall and winter migrations. I love that you can make your walks longer or shorter depending on where you start, end, and what cross trails you take. During this most recent visit the trails to the oak stand were flooded out by the river, which is totally understandable and no fault of the site itself. That's nature, baby!
  • Its not any type of scenery or hard core hiking but ... A decent place for family. Easy walk , kids can learn bout nature, etc. They have picnic tables at the visitor center too if families wants to bring lunch or snacks. Public restroom are available as well.

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