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Point Edith Wildlife Area


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: Type C Wildlife Area. Authorized species: waterfowl, coots, and moorhens.

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

PLEASE NOTE: For information on public use regulations for this area and other Department lands please refer to the link opens in new windowCDFW Public Lands Regulations booklet. Scroll to the Table of Contents. Locate the page number for general regulations for public uses on all Department lands. For additional regulations that apply only to certain properties, check the Table of Contents for sections that refer to additional or property-specific regulations for wildlife areas or ecological reserves. All visitors are responsible for knowing and following the general and property-specific regulations.

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 : 10/31/2018 9:35:08 AM

Wildlife Branch - Lands Program
1812 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-0411

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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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