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Cosumnes River Preserve

#1 of 3 things to do in Galt Features Animals
13501 Franklin Blvd., Galt, CA 95632-9014
+1 916-684-2816
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Relaxing

We like coming here for the scenic trails and the quiet. There's miles of trails to go explore... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CalBear67
via mobile
A bird watchers delight

We have visited The Consumnes River Preserve several times over the past few years on our trips to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Bob L
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Calgary, Canada
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River preserve with trails and day hike facilities.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“species” (3 reviews)
“kayak” (7 reviews)
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13501 Franklin Blvd., Galt, CA 95632-9014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We like coming here for the scenic trails and the quiet. There's miles of trails to go explore. Also there is a small dock for kayak access to the river. All in all good to visit for a relaxing day.

Thank CalBear67
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have visited The Consumnes River Preserve several times over the past few years on our trips to San Francisco. We have been there in several seasons, some dry and some wet. Last year we had been there in very dry conditions and there were...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 14 August 2016

It is a nice forested collection of trails to walk along, a total of a few miles. The far loop is a must, and remember to check on the leaflet for numbers as you go along - you can learn even more about the park.

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I drove almost 2 hours to get here and I was so excited to see it. I saw on instagram and google how beautiful this place would be. When we got there, there was NO ONE there to help us to give us directions. Their...More

Thank Kate U
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were coming home from a trip and decided to see how far Franklin Blvd went. What a wonderful surprise! The drive was beautiful and we saw some really neat birds.

2  Thank weyesowl
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Amazing river reserve plenty of wild animals and beautiful landscapes. At a short drive from Sacramento, you can go there after knowing firstly Clarksburg, the Old Sugar Mill (wine tasting) and a beautiful road (160) with lots of vineyards.

1  Thank Nelson P
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We arrived when it was cool and cloudy. For the first half hour we just enjoyed walking on the River Walk Trail (it is a 3 mile loop trail.) You could go here even in the heat of the summer because most of the trail...More

1  Thank Vivian_03
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is a great place to view and photograph ducks. There are also trails through a variety of habitats. The unstaffed nature center is very small but informative. There are restrooms and picnic tables at the nature center.

Thank JfromMI
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Visited here several times over several days. It is very large, over 70 square miles, stretching from west of Interstate 5 to east of Highway 99. The area around the visitor center was the highlight for me, with thousands of Greater White-fronted Geese overhead and...More

1  Thank Skytrekker
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I took my boys here and we were able to go on a nature hike with one of the docents. He introduced us to so many different elements of this area. We learned so much! Space for everyone. You are truly in nature.

Thank Leigharev
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