Point Edith Wildlife Area

Description

Point Edith Wildlife Area is a 761-acre tidal area consisting of sloughs and small ponds that flood at high tide. Animal species include snakes, voles, frogs, song birds, ducks, mice, muskrats, raccoons, and more.

For more information, call the Bay Delta Region Fairfield office at (707) 428-2002.

Recreational Opportunities

Boating Access Wildlife Viewing Hunting with Shotguns Waterfowl Hunting

Activities: wildlife viewing and hunting

Be careful when walking in the area. Use caution when wading in marshes or sloughs. Please observe and respect adjacent private property.

Hunting: Authorized species: waterfowl, coots, and moorhens.

Type C: Point Edith Wildlife Area does not require the purchase of a hunting pass for entry. Entry permits and/or passes or special drawing may be required for hunting on some Type C wildlife areas.

Point Edith Wildlife Area is patrolled by CDFW Wardens. In case of emergency please call 911.

NOTE: Visitors are responsible for knowing and complying with all regulations pertaining to the use of Department lands.

Please refer to the Public Uses on State and Federal Lands section of the link opens in new windowWaterfowl, Upland Game, and Public Use Regulations (PDF) booklet for both statewide and property-specific regulations. A searchable Property-specific regulations table is also available online.


Area History

The property was designated a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1985. The wildlife area is leased from the State Land Commission. It was originally diked off from tidal action. A dike broke in the early 1990s, leaving the area subject to tides.

Last update : 11/7/2019 1:00:11 PM
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Location

Bay Delta Region (Region 3)

Contra Costa County

approximately 2 ½ miles east of Martinez, north of Waterfront Road

Access: By boat from Suisun Bay. Access using Hastings Slough is not allowed by the federal government. Public boat ramps are located at the Martinez Marina.

Topographic Map (PDF)

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