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Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area - Yolo County
Nature enthusiasts can enjoy a unique combination of activities, including excellent bird watching opportunities, educational programs, nature exploration and waterfowl hunting.
Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is the perfect spot to escape urban life in nearby Sacramento and Davis. Birders, hunters and schoolchildren all come to the area to experience wildlife up-close in nature.
Located in the heart of the Pacific Flyway, Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area's more than 17,770 acres is part wildlife area, part outdoor education experience, and part birders' paradise all in one.
Hours: The Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is open all year round from sunrise to sunset except for Christmas Day.
NEW! Join us for Clean Up and Field Day on Saturday, September 14, 2013!
CDFW News Release: Pheasant Hunting on Mondays during the 2012 Season
Outdoor California Article: "Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area: Birth of a Wintering Waterfowl Wildland" (PDF) by Peter J Hayes © 1999
Outdoor California Article: "Yolo Fly By" (PDF) by Dave Feliz © 2004
For more information, please contact;
Wildlife Area Manager
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.