California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Hill Slough Wildlife Area - Solano County

Wildlife Viewing
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Location: Solano County - east of Suisun City

Phone Number: (707) 425-3828

Map: Directional Map (PDF)

Area Regulations:

  • Hunting and camping are not allowed

Access: Highway 12 through Suisun City. Turn south onto Grizzly Island Road, which is approximately 3 miles west of the Highway 12 junction with Interstate 80. The wildlife area spans both sides of Grizzly Island Road from Highway 12 south for about 2 miles.

Description: 1,723 acres of salt tidal marsh, managed marshes, sloughs and upland grassland. The area supports a wide variety of waterfowl, including pintail, mallard, shoveler, green-winged teal, and wigeon. Raptors such as northern harriers, white-tailed kites, kestrels, and red-tailed hawks can be seen hunting the grasslands. Mammals including raccoons, jackrabbits, and voles make their homes here and may provide a meal for the coyotes that hunt and live in the wildlife area.

Outdoor California Article: "Hill Slough Wildlife Area: Linked to the Past ... Heading into the Future" (PDF) or Text Only by Dennis R. Becker © 2001

Recreational Use: Type C Wildlife Area - no permits, passes, or reservations are required.

  • Birdwatching and wildlife viewing are permitted

Hunting: Not allowed

Facilities: None

PLEASE NOTE: Area regulations are subject to change. Special restrictions on recreational uses, hunt days and methods of take are listed in the current year's issue of Hunting and Other Public Uses on State and Federal Areas, available at CDFW offices and places where licenses are sold.


KC/WLB 08/09