San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

The San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary covers 300 acres of wetlands and is the home to hundreds of species of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, crustaceans, and other creatures native to the San Joaquin Valley.

Visitors can walk along 12 miles of trails, watch the more than 200 bird species that visit the marsh, take photographs, or relax under a native willow and listen to the sounds of nature.

The Marsh also serves as a living laboratory for students, teachers and the public. In cooperation with Discovery Cube Orange County and the local chapter of the National Audubon Society, people can enjoy a variety of wildlife educational programs and tours, including a school field trip program. Free daily admission.



San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary
Parking lot, 5 Riparian View
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 261-7963


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