The Preserve is open every day of the year. The Visitors Center is normally staffed by Volunteer Naturalists on the weekends and holidays. There is no cost to park at the Preserve all events are free.Take a look at our Galt tour planner to schedule your visit to Cosumnes River Preserve and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Cosumnes River Preserve Reviews
Excellent place for bird watching or picture taking. Nice trails easy access. Come out and enjoy nature. more »
Followed several well-maintained trails from and around the office/nature center that was closed when I visited. Discovered dry-erase board of bird species other visitors had seen recently when I got.... more »
This was perfect for getting my son out and moving. The trail is big e ough he was able to ride his bike while we walked. Parts of it is shaded really well, other parts feel like your out in the back 40, but it was awesome, we really enjoyed it. Not to busy, there were people kayaking also, definitely will be back.
Love this place. It's so nice to have this little oasis just a few minutes from Sacramento. The staff at the visitor center are so helpful and knowledgeable. It's a great place to visit during any season, not just when the Sandhill Cranes are around. Highly recommend this place.
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