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Grizzly Island Wildlife Area - Solano County
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Maps: Directional Map (PDF) Public Use Map (PDF)
A CDFW Lands Pass is required for non-hunting recreational purposes on Grizzly Island Wildlife Area.
Short Term Closure of Grizzly Island for Elk Hunt
Beginning July 27 CDFW will temporarily close part of Grizzly Island Wildlife Area for the annual tule elk hunt. The Grizzly Island Unit of the Solano County wildlife area will be closed through Sept. 13, during which time only persons with authorized elk tags will be allowed.
During the temporary closure, we recommend visiting the following alternative areas for hiking, nature viewing, dog training and fishing opportunities within the Suisun Marsh:
- Hill Slough Wildlife Area: located on Grizzly Island Road, right off of Highway 12 in Suisun, before the one-lane bridge.
- Peytonia Slough Ecological Reserve: located at the foot of Kellogg Street in Suisun City, near the marina.
- Belden's Landing Fishing Access and Boat Launch Ramp: located on Grizzly Island Road.
- Island Slough Fishing Access: located on Grizzly Island Road.
Rabbit Hunting Opportunities at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area
Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County will open daily to licensed hunters for the taking of rabbits from July 1 through July 26.
The bag limit for cottontails is five per day and 10 in possession. There is no bag or possession limit for jackrabbits. Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset. Only shotguns and bow and arrows may be used during this hunt (no rifles or pistols). Shotguns must be no larger than 12-gauge. Non-toxic shot is required.
Hunters must fill out a daily permit at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area's Visitor's Registration Booth. There is no fee for this permit. A map is available at the booth showing areas open and closed to rabbit hunting.
Contact Information:California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Grizzly Island Wildlife Complex
2548 Grizzly Island Road
Suisun, CA 94585
Please Note: Special access blind site available for mobility impaired hunters.
PLEASE NOTE: Area regulations are subject to change. Special restrictions on recreational uses, hunt days and methods of take are listed in the current year's issue of Hunting and Other Public Uses on State and Federal Areas, available at CDFW offices and places where licenses are sold.