California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Events at the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

September - April: Guided Wetland Tours: A wildlife naturalist will lead your group, school or organization, through the diverse wetlands of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. General information includes wildlife identification, behavior patterns, conservation efforts and more. Your experience can be catered to include requested information, along a half-mile, walking route. Tours are available throughout the week. Minimum group size: 18 people. Dates fill quickly. Contact the Gray Lodge WA Naturalist Office for information or scheduling (530) 846-7505 or

March - July: Wood Duck Nest Box Program: Sign up for this exciting field study, working with cavity nesting wildlife. Open to the public, ages 18 and over. The orientation workshop for this season-long program is held in March. Due to limited space, reservations are required. For more information, contact the Gray Lodge WA Naturalist Office (530) 846-7505 or