Valley Spokesmen Ride Route

Ride area:   Sacramento River Delta
Rating:   2     Miles: about 60 both days
Description:   Annual two-day tour of the Sacramento river delta
This page shows the route from Brannan Island to Sacramento.
The next page shows the return route, which differs somewhat.
Brannan-Sac: 60 miles
Start:   At Brannan Island State Recreational Area
Route Sheet Legend:   R->Right; L->Left; S->Straight; X->Cross; B/L->bear Left; B/R->bear Right
Remember:   Read your route directions carefully. There are changes from previous years.
At  Turn  Onto

    Exit Brannan Island parking and turn R. Go to the end of the road 
    and walk across the gravel area to the left through the fence to:
0.6  - R � Twitchell Island Road
3.8  - R � Brannan Island Road

    route change

4.0  - S � @ Jackson Slough Road
10.2 - S � under hwy 12
10.3 � Bathrooms on your right
10.7 - R � Hwy 12 single file
10.9 - R � Terminous Road
12.9 - R � Terminous Road @ T
13.8 � S � becomes Jackson Blvd

    enter Isleton

14.0 � S � becomes 4th
14.1 - L � A Street
14.2 � R � 2nd St. at stop sign
14.3   Route change: B/R at Hwy 160 onto 
       Historic Isleton Main Street. 
       DO NOT go up the hill onto Hwy 160

14.8 - L � H Street
14.9 � R � hwy 160
15.3 - L � cross bridge (Hwy 160)
15.5 - R � Grand Island Road

16.4 - L � Poverty Road (don't miss � 
           small sign on water side)
18.4 - L � Walker Landing Road

for a potty stop if required
19.1 - L � Grand Island Road
       R � into Hogback Park & return
															
19.1 - R � Grand Island Road
20.6 - L � onto Ryer Island ferry

    gear down for the steep exit!

20.7 - R � off ferry to Ryer Isle Rd
25.6 - R � cross bridge (hwy 84)
25.7 - L/R � onto Ryer Ave.
29.1 � B/R � Courtland Road
31.4 � S � Jefferson

    (DO NOT turn to Sacramento)

    don't miss the next turn

31.7 - L � Waukeena at top of hill 
34.5 - R � Netherlands Ave
38.3 - L � Delta High School     

    in Clarksburg

    LUNCH STOP: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Leaving the lunch stop

38.4 - L � Netherlands Ave.
38.6 - L � River View
49.0 - R � S. River Road @ Gregory
54.3 - R � Jefferson Boulevard

    CAUTION � RR Tracks & traffic

55.1 - R � 15th Street � traffic signals (DON'T MISS)
55.3 - L � South River Rd (stop)
55.8 - R � South River Rd (signal)

    Road curves left -  RR tracks!
    Do Not Cross Tower Bridge

56.0 - BL � 3rd St (@ Raley Stdm)
56.1 - S � through underpass & past 
           the 'pyramid' building on right
           
56.8 - R � at C St
56.9 � S - onto I St Bridge �

    take the lane, not the sidewalk

57.1 - L  @ signal at end of  bridge, 
           down incline to Jibboom. CAUTION! Traffic
 
      ***57.1 Olde Towne option a few lines below

57.5  pass water park on left
   (Sunday entrance to bike trail)
57.9  L  into La Quinta parking

      ***Olde Towne option
    If you wish to go directly to the Sports Corner (1030 2nd) 
    for refreshments in Old Towne, go straight, not left, and 
    follow the signs to Old Towne. Watch Traffic!

    If you arrive at La Quinta after 5 p.m. your bags will be at 
    the front desk. The hotel shuttle will take you to Old Towne 
    if you don't enjoy the nice walk.
    
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                Sunday

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exit La Quinta parking

0.0  R  Jibboom Road
0.5  R/L  onto bike trail
1.3 - L  into Olde Towne

Go S across tracks, sand, pavers etc. to 2nd St.

1.4 - R  2nd Street
1.9 - L  Front Street
2.1  R/L onto bike path (yellow arrows on road)
2.8 - L  Broadway at end of path
2.9  R  Front toward boat marina

3.4  L  Ramp  through parking lot to the left end to bike path
3.6  S  onto bike path
6.1 - S  toward hotel. Path turns left at yellow posts, white arrow
6.1+  S  onto Riverside Boulevard
6.8 - X - Seamus

7.1 - R  onto bike path
      S - through the park
7.6 - L  Clipper Way
7.7 - R  Riverside Boulevard
9.8 - S  becomes D Pocket

  
    potty / water stop
    10.9 -  R  Garcia Bend Park
    return to route               

10.9 - S  D Pocket Road
13.3 - X  overpass of I-5
13.5  R - Freeport Blvd - 160
14.6 - S - @ Freeport
23.2 - S  Hood (store)

23.3  S  Hood / Franklin Rd
  
    OPTIONAL route
    No services for 6 miles
    South of Hood, watch for turn
    You will NOT miss Locke.
      
    25.5 - L  Lambert Road
    27.7 - R  Herzog Road
    30.1 - R  Vorden Road
    31.5 - L  River Road
    If not doing option, continue  

25.5 - S  River Road
28.7  S  Courtland Bridge
33.7  Locke: point of interest (check out Al the Wop's)
33.7 - S  continue on River Road
34.7 - S  Walnut Grove
   
    Optional route 
    no services for 7-1/2 miles. 
    You will skip the Andrus Isle Rest Stop

    36.2 - S  to Race Track Rd
    38.5 - R  Tyler Island Road
    don't miss next turn
    43.0 - R  Tyler Isle Bridge
    43.8 - L  Hwy 160             
       
    If not doing option:

35.9  R - Bridge over Georgiana Slough (green sign on bridge)
36.0  L - Andrus Island Road
39.0  L  Andrus Rest Stop
39.1  L - Andrus Island Road
40.8  L  Isleton Road

43.9  S - Isleton Bridge (hwy160
    
    Welcome to Isleton

45.2  L - A Street
45.3 - R  4th Street
45.4 - S  onto Jackson Blvd
46.3 - L  Terminous Road
47.2 - L  Hwy 12 
            DO NOT CROSS left against traffic in bike lane. SINGLE FILE!

47.4 - L  Brannan Island Rd
49.0  bathrooms on left
55.2 - S  Jackson Slough Rd
54.4  L - Twitchell Isle Rd   
58.6 - L  through fence

58.6+ - R  Brannan Island Rd
59.0 - L  to a well deserved barbeque 
           with Chef Bob "You want onions with that?" Powers