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Brannan Island State Park, Rio Vista

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Brannan Island State Recreation Area is a state park unit of California, United States, preserving a maze of waterways in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. The recreation area is located in Sacramento County between Rio Vista and Isleton. This park northeast of San Francisco Bay has countless islands and marshes with many wildlife habitats and many opportunities for recreation, including boating, windsurfing and swimming. The 329acre park was established in 1952.The area offers fishing, including striped bass, sturgeon, catfish, bluegill, perch and bullhead. Southeast, accessed by the San Joaquin River, Frank’s Tract, a protected wetland marsh, is home to beaver, muskrat, river otter, mink and 76 species of birds. Another wetland also managed by Brannan Island's Park Rangers is Delta Meadows River Park near the town of Locke. Canoe tours of 'the meadows' may be reserved on weekends during the spring and fall season through Brannan Island SRA.
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37 reviews
  • We arrived on Saturday morning for thr 4th of july 2017 four day weekend. The staff was very friendly and helpful (you really want to meet "Dre"..great conversationalist!). The nights were full of fun...  more »
  • This is a nice state park, but really crowded on holiday weekends. We usually come on a weekday and have the park to ourselves.  more »
  • We did not camp at this park. We just dropped by during the day to picnic and maybe swim in the river. The entrance fee for day use is higher than most other parks in the area. There are lots of picni...  more »

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