Farallon National Wildlife Refuge, CA

Fish and Wildlife Service

The Farallon National Wildlife Refuge is a group of islands located 28 miles west of San Francisco. It sustains the largest sea bird breeding colony south of Alaska and contains 30 percent of California's...[more]

Photo - Farallon National Wildlife Refuge
Farallon NWR


Photo - Farallon National Wildlife Refuge
Farallon NWR

Jonathan Shore

Arrow Prev Arrow Next

Farallon National Wildlife Refuge


C/O San Fransisco Bay NWR Complex
1 Marshlands Road
Fremont , CA 94555

30 miles off shore of San Fransisco
San Francisco, CA



The refuge consists of islands approximately 30 miles offshore of San Francisco in the Pacific Ocean. It is closed to public access. However, there is an exhibit on Farallon Refuge wildlife at the San Francisco Bay Refuge Complex visitor center in Fremont, California.

  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration

Agency Partners