Sutter Bypass Wildlife Area

Sutter County / Public Locations

Sutter Bypass Wildlife Area is approximately 3,200 acres southwest of Yuba City, and consists of the Tisdale Bypass and two long, narrow parcels on either side of the Sutter Bypass. Tree growth includes black willow, Fremont cottonwood, button willow, blue elderberry, white alder, and others. The understory consists mainly of round stem bulrush, California blackberry, California wild grape, western raspberry, and others. Grasses such as wild rye form dominant ground cover in many places. Animal species include deer, skunk, beaver, fox, rabbit, bats, salmon, catfish, and others. Both Sutter Bypass channels have catfish, bullheads, largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, black crappie, and Chinook salmon. Sutter Bypass is classified as a Type C Wildlife Area.