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1200 miles of river delta, lots of every kind of recreation, and touring.

Running from just east of San Francisco to east of Sacramento the delta is a boating, fishing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles W
Beautiful area not far from Sacramento

I drove CA HWY 160 from Hood down past Courtland along the river to Grand Island Mansion and... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Germantown, Wisconsin
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A unique 1,000-mile waterway labyrinth fed by five major rivers, including the Sacramento River and the San Joaquin River. Popular boating, fishing and houseboating river.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Running from just east of San Francisco to east of Sacramento the delta is a boating, fishing, camping, touring wonderland.. Water ski, sail, swim, fish, motorcycle, drive, it's great. Several small river towns offer dining and shopping. Several State Parks offer camp sites as do...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I drove CA HWY 160 from Hood down past Courtland along the river to Grand Island Mansion and on down to Hwy 220. It is a beautiful drive along the levees especially as the sun is setting. The Paintersville and Steamboat Slough bridges are beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank GeofJx
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We took a great boat trip from Stockton, up the San Joaquin River to Rio Vista, round trip. We were on a pontoon boat and experienced beautiful scenery and lots of interesting beaches and restaurants to visit along the way. Would recommend to anyone looking...More

Date of experience: July 2016
9  Thank tomwray1
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

The California Delta is a maze of many waterways. You can meander the waterways for hours and days and weeks... there are so many places to go. Boat rentals available at numerous vendors.

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We would of been lost if it wasn't California Delta Maps There are 1,000 miles of waterways. These maps have locations of Campgrounds, Marinas, Restaurants and much more. A must for Boaters, Campers and Fishermen.

Date of experience: August 2015
7  Thank Sundancer280
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We took off to the California Delta for a 3 days fishing trip. We rented a Cottage on Brannon Island and started fishing the Delta area. We caught about 50 striped bass, but they were all to small to keep. Striped Bass have to be...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank PurpleDancingqueen
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Absolutely love the Delta and I lived there on the weekends for quite a few years. A wonderful place to explore for boaters, day trips camping or staying in small hotels. Plenty of colorful restuarants and friendly people dotted throughout the marinas

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Locals and tourists you must drive to the California Delta. From any direction head for Rio Vista (a good starting point). Take the Real McCoy II ferry across from Rio Vista to Ryer Island, drive the levees, circle the island, then take the J-Mack cable-ferry...More

Date of experience: March 2015
12  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Rent some jet skis, a little boat or a house boat, tool around, visit Lost Isle and pet a pig, meet people on other water crafts, enjoy the water, the many inlets and islands.. Always nice.

Date of experience: August 2013
6  Thank shelleyhalpain
Reviewed 11 January 2014

A network of serene and lovely waterways connecting quaint little towns and marinas between Sacramento and the Suisun Bay area. We took a sunset drive heading south on 160 and it was one postcard scene after another. I hope to God this paradise isn't ruined...More

Date of experience: December 2013
4  Thank sierragreen1
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