Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge

The Wildlife refuge hosts over 280 species of shorebirds and waterfowl as well as other wildlife.  It covers 30,000 acres and a variety of habitats including open bay, salt pond, salt marsh, mudflat, upland and vernal pool.  There many miles of wide, flat dirt trails throughout the refuge that are open to bicycles and pedestrians. There is a visitor center with educational exhibits.


Some trails allow dogs on a leash.

Operating Hours

7 am to 6pm (Novemer to March) and 8 pm (April to October).

Disabled Access

Some trails are wheelchair accessible.


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1751 Grand Blvd

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Contact Info

Phone: 510-745-8695 or 510-792-0222 or email: