Sightseeing at California Delta

  • Sacramento Old Towne - Several blocks of shops and restaurants that have been authentically renovated to create a turn-of-the-century environment.
  • Stockton's Waterfront - Small shops and restaurants reflecting a nautical theme.
  • Locke - The city was built and inhabited by the Chinese immigrants who built the levees that protect the Delta farmlands.
  • Franks Tract State Recreation Area - A protected wetland marsh, it's home to beaver, muskrat, river otter, mink and 76 species of birds.
  • Benicia State Recreation Area - 720 acres of marsh, grassy hillsides and rocky beaches along the narrowest portion of the Carquinez Strait. Cyclists, runners, walkers and roller skaters enjoy the park's 2 1/2 miles of road and bike paths. Picnicking, bird watching and fishing are also attractions. The marshland area on Dillon's Point is a particularly favorite place for fishing.
  • Browns Island Regional Shoreline - 561 acres, just north of Pittsburg at the junction of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. The island harbors a small variety of rare and endangered plant species as well as numerous aquatic birds.
  • Brannan Island State Recreation Area - 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. The area has countless islands and marshes with many wildlife habitats and many opportunities for recreation.