Delta Coves- 7 Reasons to Love The Delta

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A secret even to some California Natives.

The California Delta—an intricate network of rivers, canals and sloughs that connects the Sierra Nevada watershed with the San Francisco Bay—tends to fly under the radar even with the state’s residents. But this expansive waterway, which is located roughly between Sacramento in the north and Stockton in the south, is not just home to Delta Coves, it’s a haven for wildlife, water sports, movie shoots and so much more.

1.) It’s The Lifeblood of California.

1.) It’s The Lifeblood of California.

The Delta’s rivers transport more than 30 million acre-feet of water per year from the high mountain peaks to the Pacific Ocean.

2.) The Delta is to waterskiing what the Rocky Mountains are to snow skiing.

2.) The Delta is to waterskiing what the Rocky Mountains are to snow skiing.

The Delta rivals just about any place on Earth for waterski and wake-sports conditions.

3.) It’s also one of the country’s top spots for bass fishing.

3.) It’s also one of the country’s top spots for bass fishing.

Striped bass are the most sought-after fish in the area.

4.) It’s a major (but modest) movie star. Pictured: Paul Newman as Cool Hand Luke.

4.) It’s a major (but modest) movie star. Pictured: Paul Newman as Cool Hand Luke.

Several films have been shot in the region, but you’d never know it.

5.) It’s a critical part of California history.

5.) It’s a critical part of California history.

For thousands of years, many tribes came and went with the seasons to trade and travel through the area.

6.) It’s on the Pacific Flyway.

6.) It’s on the Pacific Flyway.

The Delta’s quiet waters provide critical habitat for migratory birds, and more than 200 species have been sighted in the region.

7.) It’s one of the friendliest places you’ll ever go.

7.) It’s one of the friendliest places you’ll ever go.

The Delta is a place where strangers aren’t so for long. Neighbors help each other out and life goes with the flow of the mighty Delta.

Learn more about the community of new homes currently being built on the California Delta waterway. The Davidson Collection at Delta Coves is a uniquely designed getaway that captures the outdoor lifestyle of Delta living. LEARN MORE HERE.

Susie Saladino