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Stanislaus River Parks

10 Activites Phone: (209)-881-3517 Distance: 4.35 miles

Just a few minutes NE of Modesto in the Central Valley. Here, a serene series of small parks are located along the Stanislaus River, providing exciting fishing, rafting, and canoeing opportunities. N of Modesto 10 mi via CA 99.

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Red Hills Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 16.50 miles

The Red Hills is a region of 7,100 acres of public land located just south of the historic town of Chinese Camp in Tuolumne County. The Red Hills are noticeably different from the surrounding countryside. The serpentine-based soils in the area support a unique assemblage of plant species. Included among the thorny buckbrush and scraggly foothill pine is a rich variety of annual wildflowers, which ...

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New Melones Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (209)-536-9094 Email: mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov Distance: 17.30 miles

New Melones Dam and Reservoir are part of the Central Valley Project - New Melones Unit operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. Located 60 miles upstream on the Stanislaus River from the confluence of the San Joaquin River. The reservoir has a capacity of 2.4 million acre feet of water with 100 miles of shoreline, and a water surface area of 12,500 acres. New Melones is located between the histor...

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New Hogan Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (209)-772-1343 Distance: 26.03 miles

Less than an hour east of Stockton near the historic gold rush towns of the California Mother Lode. This scenic setting in the Sierra Nevada foothills boasts exciting fishing, waterskiing, and hiking. From Stockton 30 miles east via CA Highway 26.

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San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (209)-826-3508 Email: Eric_Hopson@fws.gov Distance: 26.36 miles

The San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge encompasses more than 6,500 acres of riparian woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands that host a diversity of wildlife native to California's Central Valley. Established in 1987 under the authority of the Endangered Species and Migratory Bird Conservation Acts, the refuge has also played a major role in the recovery of Aleutian cackling geese. Within...

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Grasslands Wildlife Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (209)-826-3508 Email: Kim_Forrest@fws.gov Distance: 37.57 miles

Grasslands Wildlife Management Area lies within the San Joaquin River basin and supports the largest remaining block of wetlands in the Central Valley, containing 70,000 acres of private wetlands and associated, and surrounding 53,000 acres of state and federal lands. Perpetual conservation easements on private lands have been purchased by the Service. Land management activities are the respon...

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San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (209)-826-3508 Email: karl_stromayer@fws.gov Distance: 41.23 miles

The San Luis Refuge in the San Joaquin Valley of central California is one of the last remnants of the historically bountiful wintering grounds for migratory waterfowl of the Pacific Flyway. Located in the Bear Creek, Salt Slough, and San Joaquin River floodplain, it hosts a myriad of tree-lined channels and oxbows, wetlands and native grasslands. Thousands of acres of wetlands, fed by an int...

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Merced National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (209)-829-3508 Email: Rich_Albers@fws.gov Distance: 41.80 miles

The Merced National Wildlife Refuge encompasses 10,258 acres of wetlands, native grasslands, vernal pools, and riparian areas. It was established in 1951 under the Lea Act to attract wintering waterfowl away from adjacent farmland where foraging ducks and geese were causing extensive damage to crops. The refuge hosts the largest wintering populations of lesser sandhill cranes and Ross' ge...

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Merced River Recreation Management Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 43.22 miles

Beginning in the high country of Yosemite National Park, the Merced River makes a headlong rush through glacially-carved canyons, rugged mountains and foothills to the San Joaquin Valley. Ample access points allow you to float rapids at your own pace. Come ashore long enough to watch an eagle dive for its dinner. Hook a trout and plunk it in a pan over an open fire at Railroad Flat or McCabe Flat ...

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Stanislaus National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: stf-public_affairs@fs.fed.us Distance: 49.28 miles

Located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite in the Sierra Nevada, the Stanislaus National Forest is a cherished and accessible overnight destination. The Forest offers a full range of year-round recreation opportunities. Three primary trans-Sierra routes—4, 108 and 120—traverse the forest, offering great views through a range of life zones (3,000' - 9,500+'). A network of forest roads and trails encou...

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Cosumnes River Preserve National Park

4 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 50.08 miles

The Preserve is home to California's largest remaining valley oak riparian forest, and is one of the few protected wetland habitat areas in the state. The Cosumnes River is the only free-flowing river left in California's Central Valley. Only minutes from California's capital, this is a critical stop on the Pacific Flyway for migrating and wintering waterfowl. Over 200 species of birds have been s...

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O'neill Forebay National Park

9 Activites Phone: (209)-826-1198 Distance: 50.24 miles

O'Neill Dam and Forebay are joint Federal-State facilities located on San Luis Creek 2.5 miles downstream from San Luis Dam. O'Neill Forebay Dam is a feature of the Central Valley Project - San Joaquin Division - San Luis Unit. The reservoir has a surface area of 2,250 acres and 14 miles of shoreline. The Park includes boating, camping, picnic facilities, fishing, hiking, and serves as a major f...

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San Luis Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (209)-826-1197 Email: jmccracken@mp.usbr.gov Distance: 53.52 miles

Recreation area lakes include O'Neill Forebay, San Luis Reservoir, and Los Banos Creek Reservoir. All are part of the California Water Project and operated jointly by the California Department of Parks and Recreation, the California Department of Water Resources, and the Bureau of Reclamation. Office hours; 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed holidays. Facilities open 7 days a w...

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San Luis Lake And State Wildlife Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (719)-378-2020 Email: sanluis.park@state.co.us Distance: 54.22 miles

Recreation facilities at San Luis Lake were constructed under a cost-share agreement between the Bureau of Reclamation and the State of Colorado during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Recreation is managed by the Colorado State Parks under agreement with the Colorado Division of Wildlife. The park can be reached at 719-378-2020; email sanluis.park@state.co.us . Available fish species include rain...

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Los Banos Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (209)-826-1198 Distance: 55.73 miles

The Los Banos Dam and Reservoir are on Los Banos Creek above the San Luis Canal, near Los Banos, California. The dam and reservoir are features on the Central Valley Project - San Luis Unit. The reservoir has 620 water surface acres and 12 miles of shoreline. The recreation area offers trails following the Path of the Padres, a boat and hiking trail. The Path leads to the baths used by the padre...

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Eastman Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (559)-689-3255 Distance: 57.60 miles

Just one hour north of Fresno in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Rolling oak-covered hills provide a scenic and restful setting for fishing, boating, and hiking.

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Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (916)-775-4421 Email: Thomas_Harvey@fws.gov Distance: 57.64 miles

The Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, located south of Sacramento, California, lies within the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta, the destination of thousands of migrating waterfowl, shorebirds, and other water birds. The refuge was established in 1994 and is one of the few urban refuges that have the potential to attract and educate thousands of visitors in a region that is becoming the new Silico...

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Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (510)-521-9624 Email: sfbaynwrc@fws.gov Distance: 58.68 miles

The Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge is located in the San Francisco Bay-Delta area, along the southern shore of the San Joaquin River. It was the first national wildlife refuge in the country established to protect endangered plants and insects. Established in 1980, the refuge provides protection for three endangered species: Lange's Metalmark butterfly, Antioch Dunes evening primrose a...

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Contra Loma Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: 510562 Distance: 59.41 miles

Contra Loma Dam and reservoir are part of the Central Valley Project - Delta Division and offers recreational opportunities for the East Bay area near San Francisco. Numerous hiking trails exist as part of the facility and the area provides excellent access to the Contra Costa Canal Regional Trail. The trail system provides for bikes, equestrian and pedestrian use and are available from 5:00 am ...

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Mother Lode Recreation Management Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 60.49 miles

The Mother Lode Field Office is directly responsible for more than 230,000 acres of public land scattered throughout fourteen Central California counties. Most of the acreage is in the Mother Lode region of the Sierra Nevada Range.

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Emigrant Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.08 miles

The Emigrant Wilderness now contains a total of 112,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1975 the Emigrant Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Tioga Road/Big Oak Flat Road National Park

Phone: (209)-372-0200 Distance: 62.76 miles

This byway offers a spectacular passage over the Sierra Nevada. Drive through the highest automobile pass in California and experience an elevation change of over one mile. Experience glacier-carved granite peaks, pristine lakes, wildflower-covered meadows, and lush evergreen forests with Giant Sequoia groves in this serene yet rugged landscape.

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Yosemite Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 64.15 miles

The Yosemite Wilderness now contains a total of 704,624 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Yosemite Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age o...

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Nimbus Fish Hatchery National Park

3 Activites Phone: (916)-358-2884 Email: mgrow@dfg.ca.gov Distance: 64.34 miles

Nimbus Dam, on the American River 7 miles below Folsom Dam formed Lake Natoma to reregulate the releases for power made through Folsom Powerplant. The Nimbus Fish Hatchery was built on the left bank below the dam to compensate for the spawning areas of salmon and steelhead that were inundated by construction of Nimbus Dam. Nimbus Dam is a feature of the Central Valley Project - American River Div...

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Lake Natoma National Park

10 Activites Phone: (916)-988-0205 Distance: 64.58 miles

Recreation at Lake Natoma is managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Lake was created by Nimbus Dam across the American River. Lake Natoma is a regulating reservoir for releases from Folsom Lake. The Dam and Lake are features of the Central Valley project. Usually open 7 days per week, summer hours (April 1-October 15) ar...

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