Monthly Tours of the
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
Next Tour: Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to noon
Dates And Times: The second Saturday of each month except July, August and September.
Tour times: October through April, 9 a.m. -noon
May and June, 8-11 a.m.
Description: Tour the Yolo Wildlife Area with an experienced field trip leader the second Saturday of the month from October through June.
View flooded seasonal and permanent wetlands, native grasslands and young riparian forests. Depending on the season, look for migrating and resident waterfowl, shorebirds, songbirds, raptors, and wading birds.
During periods of inclement weather or flooding, please check here or on our Facebook page for possible trip cancellation.
Children are welcome on all trips. Pets are not.
As of February 1, California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife has suspended the lands pass requirement indefinitely at some state locations including Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area. Therefore, visitors and tour participants will not be required to carry a lands pass.
More information can be found at https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2018/02/01/cdfw-postpones-lands-pass-implementation-on-specific-properties/.
Meeting Location: Meet in Parking Lot A at the Yolo Wildlife Area a few minutes before the start of the tour.
From Davis take I-80 East and exit at Mace Blvd. Turn left at the end of the off-ramp (Chiles Road). Go straight through the next light and travel approximately 4-miles to the end of the road. Drive up on to the levee and enter the Wildlife Area on the left.
From Sacramento take I-80 West. At the west end of the Yolo Causeway bridge take the first exit (County Road 32A, East Chiles Road). Turn right at the end of the off-ramp and go under the freeway. Turn left onto the levee and enter the Wildlife Area on the left.
What to Bring: For warm weather bring a hat and sunscreen. For cold weather dress in layers. For all trips bring water, binoculars, spotting scopes and comfortable walking shoes or boots.
For more information, contact Chelsea Hopkins at (530) 757-3780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.