Sacramento Bypass Wildlife Area

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PA090008-400.jpg[WWW]Sacramento Bypass Wildlife Area looking east towards Sacramento Weir. Its pretty dry and brown there in October when this photo was taken. Hopefully somebody will post some pictures from winter or spring when it is more green and wet there.

The Sacramento Bypass Wildlife Area is a small spot of public land close to the city. It's pretty bleak there in the dry season, but in the Winter and Spring wet seasons it undoubtedly has more wildlife. When the Sacramento River rises to flood stage excess water is allowed to flow through Sacramento Weir (see photo) along the entire eastern edge of the wildlife area. Water then flows through the Sacramento Bypass Wildlife Area and on into the larger Yolo Bypass.

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