Brannan Island State Recreation Area – Sacramento County, CA

Brannan Island State Recreation Area

Brannan Island State Recreation Area is a California recreation area located in Sacramento County between Rio Vista and Isleton. Brannan Island State Recreation Area is a maze of waterways through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. 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 336-acre state park is part of the California State Parks system and offers a large campground area with 140 spaces and a range of facilities for fishers, hikers and boaters. Brannan Island State Recreation Area is surrounded on three sides by water – specifically, the Sacramento River, Three-Mile Slough and Seven-Mile Slough.
One of the outstanding water-oriented recreation areas in the world, the area offers great fishing, including striped bass, sturgeon, catfish, bluegill, perch and bullhead. Frank’s Tract, a protected wetland marsh, is home to beaver, muskrat, river otter, mink and 76 species of birds.

Brannan Island State Recreation Area

Things To Do:

  • Swimming
  • Windsurfing
  • Kiteboarding
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Picnicking
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Boating
  • Horseback riding

Brannan Island State Recreation Area

Amenities:

  • Horseback Trails
  • Family Campsites
  • Hike or Bike Campsites
  • Hiking Trails
  • Group Campsites
  • Picnic Areas
  • Boat Ramps
  • Restrooms
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Boat-in Camps
  • Museums
  • Campers (Max. Length)
  • Reservations Recommended

Brannan Island State Recreation Area

Operating Hours:
Daily Park Hours:
Sunrise to Sunset

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.1467, -121.6469

Brannan Island State Recreation Area

Phone Park for More Information:
916-777-7701
916-777-6671

Driving direction:
The park is on Highway 160 a few miles south of the city of Rio Vista in Sacramento County. The park is located on the lower peninsular extension of Brannan Island, and is surrounded by the Sacramento River on the west, Three Mile Slough on the southeast, and Seven Mile Slough on the northeast.

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About TDavis

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