Green Island Unit (CLOSED)

On this page, you’ll find hunting info for the Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area Green Island Unit Closed During Reconstruction. The unit-specific rules and procedures are from Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations, the CDFW website, the California Hunting Regulations manual, public maps, and all other known sources. See § 551(o)(29).

  1. General information about the WLA
  2. Authorized activities
  3. A summary of area-specific rules and regulations
  4. Hunting maps
  5. Driving directions
  6. Other useful information and links
  7. Excerpts of applicable rules and regulations

A. General Info

  • Authorized Activities: CLOSED to public until restoration activities are near completion
  • City: 25 miles north of San Francisco
  • County: Napa, Solano and/or Sonoma
  • Habitat: tidal, diked and seasonally flooded wetland, sloughs, rivers, salt ponds and diked agricultural fields___
  • Location: see our Google map
  • Phone: (707) 944-5500
  • Recreational use: Type C
  • Region 3: Bay Delta map
  • Size: 14,000 acres (WLA)___
  • Waterfowl Zone: Balance of State
  • Website: Napa-Sonoma Marshes and Maps, including boat launch sites

B. Regulations2013-14 Waterfowl Booklet

(49) Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area

Type C Area 14,000 acres

Location and Access: Located west and north of Highway 37 near the city of Vallejo, east and south of Highway 121 near the cities of Sonoma and Napa. Access: Access points include parking areas at the Huichia Creek, Tolay Creek, Wingo and Ringstrom Bay units, and by boat access via the Napa River, Sonoma Creek Dutchman, Napa, South, Hudeman and other tributary sloughs. Daily Hunter Capacity: No limit. For information call (707) 944-5500.

(A) Method of Take Restrictions: No rifles or pistols may be used or possessed.

(B) Hunt Days: Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays during open seasons for authorized species, except that doves and rabbits may be hunted daily during the September dove season.

(C) Authorized Species: Waterfowl, coots, moorhens, snipe, rabbits, quail, pheasants, and doves.

(D) Camping and Trailers: Not allowed.

(E) Special Restrictions: White Slough Unit: Closed to all hunting and firearms and archery equipment use. American Canyon Unit: Closed to all hunting and firearms and archery equipment use south of the PG&E power lines. Green Island Unit and Southern Crossing Unit: Closed to the public until restoration activities are near completion. Tolay Creek Unit: Only steel or other nontoxic shot approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may be used or possessed south of Highway 37. All units: Dogs are not allowed from March 2 through June 30 and must be on a leash at all other times except as follows: holders of a valid hunting license may use dogs during hunting seasons. Campfires are prohibited. Permanent blinds are prohibited.

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