Society for Rangeland Management


The 2015 SRM Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show will be held in Sacramento, California at the Sacramento Convention Center.

You can reserve a room at a special rate from the Sheraton Grande and Hyatt Regency. Both are across the street from the convention center.

Sacramento Convention Center

Phone: (916) 808-5291
Address: 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814 (map)

Hyatt Regency

Group rate and government employee group rate available in "Make Your Selection" dropdown at Hyatt Regency Sacramento website

Phone: (916) 443-1234
Address: 1209 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814 (map)

Sheraton Grand, Sacramento

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Phone: (916) 447-1700
Address: 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814 (map)

Find more travel info and learn about dining-out discounts at the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Sacramento self-guided tours:

There are many museums located in downtown Sacramento within a fairly short walk from the hotels and Convention Center if you would like to get out for a walk and see some local culture. Below are the different options in order of closest to the Convention Center, hours of operation, and other pertinent information.

California State Capital

10th and L Streets. Directly across the street from the Hyatt and Convention Center. Weekend hours 9-5, Weekday 8-5. Free admission. See County exhibits, old Governor’s’ office, Senate Chambers, Assembly Chambers, etc. Must go through metal detector. If the weather is nice, there are large gardens surrounding the Capitol.

This is offered as a guided tour on Monday, February 2nd.

California Museum

10th and O Streets. 10-5pm Tues-Sat, 12-5 Sundays. Closed Mondays. $9 for adult. Signature Exhibits include California Indians, Remarkable Women, Hall of Fame, Constitution Wall, Japanese Americans During WWII, and Sesquicentennial Quilt.

This is offered as an organized tour on Tuesday, February 3rd.

Leland Stanford Museum

8th and N Streets. Guided tours only Wednesday through Sunday at the top of the hour starting at 10am, last tour at 4pm. $5 for adults; $3 for youth. Free to stroll Victorian gardens around mansion, and Visitor Center.

Governor’s Mansion

15th and H Streets. 10-5pm, Wednesday through Sunday. $5 for adults, $3 for youth. Chief Justice Warren and President Reagan both lived in the mansion while they were governor.

Old Sacramento

Begins at 2nd and K Streets. Stroll through Old Sacramento with various museums, historic buildings, statues, various shopping, restaurants, and comedy clubs. Museums include the California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento History Museum, Wells Fargo History Museum, Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, California Military Museum, and the Huntington and Hopkins Hardware. The Delta King is an old river paddle boat that is now a restaurant open for lunch and dinners. Docents in period costume help bring the history to life. There are many walking tours offered in Old Sacramento, some are lead by docent, others can be self-guided.

Crocker Art Museum

2nd and O Streets. 10-5pm Tuesday through Sunday. $10 for adults, $5 for youth. Exhibits rotate, check the website for current exhibits.

Sutter’s Fort

27th and L Street. 10-5pm daily. $7 for adults, $5 for youth. Captures the pioneer spirit of families arriving in wagon trains at the dawn of the California Gold Rush. John Sutter built the Fort and his agricultural empire, was critical in the rescue of the tragic Donner Party and served as a diplomat with the Mexican government until it all came crashing down in 1848.

California Automobile Museum

2200 Front Street (roughly 2nd and V Streets, south of Old Sacramento along the river). 10-6pm daily. $8 adults, $4 students. Visiting the California Automobile museum is a unique and interesting experience – and that is in large part due to the expansive collection of over 150 vehicles on display. Walking through the exhibits will take visitors past cars from 1885 and all the way through to 2011. It is walk through the history of cars and California culture!

Fairytale Town

3901 Land Park. 9-4pm Thursday through Sunday (weather permitting). $5.50 admission. Well known fairtales come to life in a park. Ride in Cinderella’s carriage, visit the three Billy Goats Gruff, slide down from Owl’s tree house, walk a crooked mile and visit Mary’s little lambs are all possible at Fairytale Town. Kids up to age 10 should all enjoy exploring Fairytale Town and playing in their favorite stories.

Suggested as an option for families on Sunday, February 1st. Public transportation will get you close to the Zoo and Fairytale Town.

Sacramento Zoo

3930 Land Park (across the street from Fairytale Town). 9-4pm daily. $7.25 - $11.25 (February 1st, admission is half priced). Come visit the zoo and see many different animals from zebras to lions to chimpanzees, the Sacramento Zoo offers a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians for visitors to view.

Suggested as an option for families on Sunday, February 1st. Public transportation will get you close to the Zoo and Fairytale Town.

Other Regional Tours

Jelly Belly Factory
Located west of Sacramento in Fairfield. 9-5pm daily. Free guided tours are available departing roughly every 10-15 mins and last 40 mins in length. Free Jelly Belly sampling. Opportunity to buy Belly Flops at a discount – bags of misshapen and double Jelly Bellys. See a portrait of President Reagan made out of Jelly Bellies. A Chocolate and Wine Tasting is also available for purchase, minors are welcome and given non-alcoholic drinks for the tasting. Five local wines, a Jelly Belly wine glass, and decadent chocolates are provided. After the tasting a “Front of the Line” opportunity for the factory tour is available.

This is offered as an organized tour on Wednesday, February 4th.


Located just down the street from the Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield. Free - $25, 21 and over only for most tours ($10 for 13-20 for one tour). Budweiser offers a variety of tours daily from 10-4pm, most for adults 21 and over only. The “Flights of Fairfield” includes one-on-one session with a brewing expert where you learn about beer styles, quality ingredients, and proper pouring and brewmaster approved tasting techniques, and of course food and beer pairings and a tour includes a souvenir glass ($10, first come, first served basis for groups of 8 max). “Beermaster Tour” includes a behind the scenes look at brewing of Budweiser, including a sample directly from a Finishing Tank. Visitors 13-20 are welcome on this tour. A variety of gifts are provided to each guest ($10 for 13-20; $25 21 and over, reservations required).

San Francisco

The city has a multitude of options for tourist, anything from Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Union Square, Embarcadero, China Town, Alcatraz, and many others. Information will be available in Sacramento.

There will also be an organized tour to the Ferry Building and Fisherman’s Wharf on Saturday, January 31st.

Lake Tahoe skiing

Lake Tahoe offers a variety of ski resorts with anything from downhill skiing, snowboarding, to other snow toys, or even just enjoying the snow from the lodge with a cup of hot chocolate. Ski Lake Tahoe offers a look at the different resorts and what they have to offer.

There will be an organized tour to a resort on Friday, February 6th.

There are also a list of self guided tours available on the travel page.