Description

The Walk In Campgrounds are located on either side of the Delta Vista Berthing Area (aka. boat ramp area). The campground is close to both the water for easy access and to the restrooms/showers. Not a bad spot to bring a big group!
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Cabin
14 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating

Brannan Island boasts world-class boating and watersports (see the windsurfing section). With a ten-lane launch ramp and boat-i...Read more

Fishing

Bass, sturgeon, catfish, perch, shad, bluegill, and migrating salmon live in the Delta. There is a wooden fishing platform on t...Read more

Hiking

This recreation area isn’t ideal for hiking as there aren’t many designated hiking trails, but it’s fun to explore nonetheless!...Read more

Wind sports

Windsurfing is quite popular on Brannan Island, with two sloughs and the Sacramento River at your fingertips, but the best plac...Read more

Swimming

It gets hot here during the summer, so it seems perfect to cool off in the water. You can take a dip at the picnic area on the ...Read more

Wildlife watching

Brannan Island is home to plenty of little wildlife critters, like jackrabbits, ground squirrels, skunks and snakes, as well as...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Walk In Campground.

Beach
River, stream, or...
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Forest L.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 18th, 2016

Every camper has their own preference in how to experience nature. For my dog Dexter and I, we appreciate more secluded trips into the woods with our packs. Leaving behind phones, cars, and convenience to rough it for days at a time. What Brannan Island does well, is create different atmospheres for different campers who want to experience their ideal outing. Essentially, the camp ground is divided in such a way that people wouldn't be bothered unnecessarily with the humming of an RV engine or a group of noisy campers if quiet and relaxation is what you are after. The walk-in camp locations are a short walk from a parking lot and situated right along the river for easy fishing access. I would highly recommend space 128.

From the walk in campgrounds, the Sac river is only a short stroll away. Enjoying the morning sunrise
Hipcamper Ivy R.
recommends this listing.
April 5th, 2018
Hipcamper Megan C.
recommends this listing.
May 9th, 2017
Park
Brannan Island State Recreation Area
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(916) 777-6671
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
38.115° N, 121.69° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 13 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 1 Site
(Up to 4 people per site)

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