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Sacramento River Water Intake Structure

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Sacramento River Water Intake....take your kids...and yourself!

I am a history and historical landmark admirer.... The Sacramento River Water Intake will be one of... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
Sacramento, California
Some big machines

This sticks out into the Sacramento River providing some great views. It is interesting for what it... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 Jan 2018
“Sacramento River Water Intake....take your kids...and yourself!”
3 Apr 2017
“Some big machines”
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

I am a history and historical landmark admirer.... The Sacramento River Water Intake will be one of those landmarks, and although it is a relatively "newer" structure, it is worth a visit, especially for the kids in the Summer when they turn on the "ground"...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

This sticks out into the Sacramento River providing some great views. It is interesting for what it is. Standing there you hear the rush of the water and the hum of the engines. There is something majestic about the towering equipment inside the facility. An...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Reviewed March 5, 2017

The park is flooded, the picnic area is flooded, the road in is flooded and MANY homeless are in the area. Very unsafe.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank bichonlver
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Enjoyed gft shop. Take your patience though. Many opportunities to buy gifts of all sizes, shapes. Wish there had been a few more less-pricey items such as tiny train cars.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Kitty D
Reviewed November 14, 2015

If you are on the Sacramento River trail, you can check it out. It is in the river with access on a short bridge. There are no tours, but you can see the large pumps and machinery through the windows. The Intake provides water for...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank AZ1912
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Cool to see this river boat themed thing from the water or the West Sacramento side. But the parking lot to the place on the Sacramento side is home to bums and gypsies. Do not go here after dark but during the day you might...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Jason A
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice river cycle/waling path. down side is their is a soup kitchen near I-5 and Richards and more then average homeless walking around. Most of them are harmless, just shoo them a way when you had enough.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 23, 2014

Pretty cool for such a mundane operation...all glass if you want to look to see the turbines, but is a modern design with a great little park surrounding it...walkable from Old Sac and from the river - looks like it might be a 21st century...More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank Robert W
Reviewed July 28, 2013

I walked out here while I was on the river walk and it was a wonderful stop. It was a hot, sunny day and this place provided some shade, a great breeze, and views of downtown and Old Sacramento. Definitely worth the stop.

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank Lenn B
Reviewed April 5, 2012

Couldn't figure out what in the world we were looking at until we got to it on our walk! Definitely intersting

Date of experience: April 2012
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