San Joaquin Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary
San Joaquin Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary:
300 acres constructed wetlands – walk through the butterfly garden to over 12 miles of trails with over 200 species of birds. Walk along the different ponds & choose your own adventure. Find frogs, fish, birds and other small animals.
- Free admission & free parking – turn into the parking lot with the yellow buildings and walk past the butterfly garden & picnic tables to enter the sanctuary
- Restrooms in the yellow building by the Duck Club & a few restrooms along the trails (by the parking lot)
- Additional entrance from Michelson Dr. & Riptarian View and then go down Riptarian and turn right to park near the Duck Club (yellow buildings)
- No bikes or dogs allowed
- Covered picnic tables
- Bring binoculars & camera (if you have them) to spot animals
- Birds, rabbits, frogs, fish, turtles, racoons, coyote & more
- Check out this Animal checklist
- More information about the Marsh
- Map of the San Joaquin Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary
- Audubon House is the home of Sea & Sage Audubon Society next to the Duck Club (meeting room). Inside the building is a wide selection of materials including a reference library, a fully equipped nature bookstore, and some taxidermied birds. Open 8am-4pm daily.
- Check for Summer Bat Walks
- Check out our video!