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 Afri-Cam: Fantastic site! Live images of Africa's impressive animals. Contest for viewers who capture unique images. If you like observing wild animals, this site will keep you enthralled.

 

GLENN COUNTY RECREATION

 

     Many people, locals and vacationers alike, enjoy the Sacramento River and the prolific wetlands that make Glenn County a wonderful place for hunting, fishing, camping, picnicking, bird watching and all aquatic sports.

 

Sacramento River / Guide to Public Recreation and Access:  This is a wonderfully thorough site giving extensive information about  recreation along the Sacramento River. Motor Boating / Kayaking/Canoeing / Fishing / Hunting / Swimming / Tubing / Birding / Photography / Nature Observation / Nature Walk / Tent Sites / Group Camp Sites / Trailer Sites / RV Sites / Cabins / Walking / Hiking

 

GORP Mendocino National Forest - Northern California forest stretching from the Yolla Bolly Mountains to Clear Lake near San Francisco and Sacramento, featuring hiking, biking, fishing and more.

 

Mendocino National Forest -   the Coastal Mountain Range in northwestern California.  Headquartered in Willows.

 

Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex: Two-refuge complex attracts millions of migrating waterfowl, including ducks, geese, swans, pelicans, egrets, and herons; auto routes, hiking trails.

 

Colusa National Wildlife Refuge   Enjoy wildlife viewing and photography as you drive the 3-mile, graveled auto tour through wetlands. Walk a one-mile trail along a lush riparian slough. The auto tour and trail are open sunrise to sunset year-round. On a separate area of the Refuge, waterfowl and pheasant hunting is permitted seasonally.

 


Red Bluff Diversion - Dam - Salmon Viewing Plaza  - April through November - 6am-8pm - The recreational area is normally open year round with limited camping available - 24- hour updates on the fish counts at the dam are available by calling 916-527-1408 from April 1 to December 1. --Picnic sites, boat launching ramps and restrooms are provided by the U.S. Forest Service Recreation Area.
 

 

 

Sacramento River...

 

Looking West from Willows...by Ed Schnurbusch...Click for a larger image.

 

Home on the Range

 

Valley Sky

 

Distant Horizon

 

Rolling Hills Casino, Corning, CA

 

Valley Storm

 

Black Butte Campgrounds Reopen 

The campgrounds at Black Butte Lake reopened on April 1st.  Take a look at the ChicoER article for complete details about camp schedules, fees, services and more...

More Info

 

Glenn County is located approximately 100 miles north of the City of Sacramento, California.  Most of Glenn County is located on the west side of the Sacramento River.  The elevation varies from 100 to 200 feet above sea level in the vast tracts of farm land located by the river. The elevation rises from the central  part of the county rapidly to the west, where mountain peaks are in excess of 6000 feet elevation.
 

Farming is the major industry.  The most common products are cattle, rice, wheat, hay, oranges, prunes, walnuts, almonds and corn.  As well, there are numerous dairies in the county.  Light industry is located in or around the cities of Willows, Orland, and Hamilton City.

 

Good fishing in Glenn County is available at numerous creeks, streams and reservoirs in the Coastal Mountain Range located in the western part of the county..  World class salmon and shad runs occur in the Sacramento River.  Easy, cheap or free  access to the Sacramento River is available for yourself or your boat.
Due to the great tracts land set aside exclusively for duck sanctuary, duck hunting in Glenn County is considered world class.  This abundance of ducks available for hunting brings hundreds of hunters from around the world to Glenn County.  

 

 

Check out these excellent links to more information about Glenn County:

 

Northern Califonia Travel and Tourism Information Network: Wonderful pictures and info about Glenn County and surrounding regions!

 

California Travel & Tourism:  California's official source of travel and tourism information.

 

RV Campgrounds of CA:  City Index  A great source for RV tourists!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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