When do the Sandhill Cranes arrive at the Cosumnes River Preserve?
Sandhill cranes usually begin to arrive around late September. Prime Sandhill Crane viewing season at the Cosumnes River Preserve is between Oct. 15 and March 1.
Are dogs allowed at the Cosumnes River Preserve?
Dogs are not allowed on or off leash at the Cosumnes River Preserve
Is fishing or hunting allowed?
Hunting, fishing, and camping are not allowed at the Preserve. However, with the proper license and during the proper season it is legal to fish or hunt from a boat in the river which is a state navigable waterway.
What should I bring to the Cosumnes River Preserve?
Bring plenty of water (there are no water fountains) as well as insect repellent and sunscreen to protect yourself from the elements. We recommend having your camera ready for all those picture-perfect shots of the beautiful scenery as well as binoculars to get a closer look.
Can I bike through the Cosumnes River Preserve?
Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, or other vehicles are not allowed on trails.