Suisun City - Rush Ranch Open Space
Where: 3521 Grizzly Island Rd, Suisun City CA, 94585.
Hours & Fees: Open from 8am to 7pm March-October; 8am-5pm November-February
Rush Ranch is a 2,071-acre preserve with vast open spaces. There is a restored barn, working blacksmith shop, a tule hut, a nature center, and a 1930s Sears Catalog kit-built house, which is now a small interpretive museum with displays on the history of Rush Ranch. Rush Ranch is an excellent place to bird watch and enjoy the diversity of native plants found in brakish tidal marshes such as saltgrass, and pickleweed.
Great For: Hiking, birding, wide-open spaces, learning about natural history, picnics.
Camping & Day Use: There is no camping at Rush Ranch Open Space. There is a picnic area and BBQ, plus interactive educational exhibits with hand-painted murals that explain the ranch and interpretive signage on trails.
Did You Know? Rush Ranch is a working cattle ranch. There are self-guided trails lead through grasslands, provide spectacular views and take visitors along the edges of the Suisun Marsh, one of the best remaining examples of a brackish tidal marsh habitat in the United States.
Learn More: Visit solanolandtrust.org and search “Rush Ranch” for current information, including hours, parking fee information, and maps. Visit The Rush Ranch Educational Council (RREC) on Facebook for information about education and outreach programs year-round.