Fun Fact #24
In September 1883, Oleo Margarine (Bull Butter) was introduced to Gridley -- "Tis too stiff for wagon grease and too rank for human stomach."

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Outdoors : Birding

Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

The Sutter Buttes is the backdrop for 8'400 acres of wetlands. Located 8 miles southeast of Gridley, the area is the most extensively used wetlands in the entire Pacific Flyway. As many as two Million waterfowl have been observed at peak periods (Dec.-Jan.). Migratory Waterflow Viewing Season is Sept.-March. Greater White-fronted, snow and ross' geese are numerous as many duck species. Pheasants, herons, ergrets and sevreral hawk species are abundant. A viewing platform, photography blind (by reservation),trail and auto tour loop, and fall/winter weekend guided walks make viewing and more rewarding. A small exhibit room displays many bird specimens.

Phone: (530)846-5176
Gray Lodge is open daily from sunrise until sunset.

Handicap Access:No

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