Don Edwards

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 dirt trails throughout the refuge.  Trails are open to hikers and bicycles.


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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9500 Thornton Ave

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Contact Info

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