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Allensworth Ecological Reserve


The approximately 5,100-acre Allensworth Ecological Reserve consists of valley sink scrub and valley saltbush scrub habitat. Plants include iodine bush, goldenbush, atriplex, and San Joaquin saltbush. Animals include ground squirrels and coast horned lizards.

The property was designated as an ecological reserve by the Fish and Game Commission in 1983.  Past land uses include farming, grazing, non-toxic waste disposal, and subdivision for conceptual development.

For more information, call the Central Region Fresno office Conservation Building at (559) 243-4014.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing

Activities: wildlife viewing

PLEASE NOTE: For information on public use regulations for this area and other Department lands please refer to the link opens in new windowCDFW Public Lands Regulations booklet. Scroll to the Table of Contents. Locate the page number for general regulations for public uses on all Department lands. For additional regulations that apply only to certain properties, check the Table of Contents for sections that refer to additional or property-specific regulations for wildlife areas or ecological reserves. All visitors are responsible for knowing and following the general and property-specific regulations.

Last update : 10/31/2018 9:35:08 AM

Wildlife Branch - Lands Program
1812 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-0411

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Central Region (Region 4)

Tulare County

Directions: Hwy 99, west on Ave 56 (J22) 1 mile to Howard Rd. Head south 2 mi to Ave 40, turn right. Proceed 1 mi west, park at gate. Access by foot through gate.

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