(11) Crane Fly-In #1 Cosumnes River Preserve – November 6, 2021

Jointly managed by 9 private and government agencies, the Cosumnes River Preserve is the finest Valley Oak riparian forest and wetland in California. Explore this key link on the Pacific Flyway and learn why its management is considered a model in conservation partnerships. Experienced tour guides will share the ‘back story’ and guide you through the beauty of the Preserve. You will likely see hundreds of Sandhill Cranes as they fly in for the night.


Adult: $32.00
Youth: $17.00
Child: $12.00

Tickets available for purchase September 5, 2021

LAST DAY to purchase tickets is November 3, 2021

Meet your guides at the information kiosk in the CRP parking lot, 13501 Franklin Blvd., https://www.cosumnes.org/visitor-center-hours/ at 4:30 p.m.


Cancellation Policy: Full refunds (minus a $10 processing fee) are available if a participant cancels more than 2 weeks before the event. No refunds will be available within two weeks of the event or during the festival. A full refund is automatically issued for any events cancelled by event organizers.

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Meet your guide at the Cosumnes River Preserve parking lot at 4:30 p.m.

We depart the Cosumnes River Preserve.

It is best to dress in layers.  The delta can be very cool in the morning and evening, but quite warm in the afternoon.

There is no food or water available on this tour, so participants are encouraged to bring a snack and a bottle of water if they like.

No, this tour does not require a Lands Pass.

Binoculars and a spotting scope may be brought on this tour.

You should definitely bring your camera.

Yes there is a port-a-potty available at the tour site. Nevertheless, everyone should use the restroom before the tour begins.

This tour requires the ability to walk half a mile on uneven ground and stand for an hour or more.

Handicap accessible restrooms are available at the tour site. Everyone should use the restroom before the tour begins.

In general, it is not acceptable to bring dogs to the festival or on tours because they may interfere with other participants or disturb wildlife. Service animals must be handled so as not to disturb other people or wildlife. 

There are many insects, including mosquitoes in the area, so long sleeve shirts and long pants are recommended. Insect repellent is recommended.

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