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Doyle Wildlife Area


This wildlife area gets its name from the nearby town of Doyle. It was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1968. It is made up of approximately 10,400 acres of foothills and alluvial terraces. The habitats present include Great basin shrub types, with riparian habitat along Long Valley Creek. Common plant species includes bitterbrush, curl-leaf mountain mahogany, big sage, and California juniper. Many of these plant species are important in the diet of the local deer population. Wildlife includes waterfowl, bobcats, coyotes, badgers, and various raptor species.

For more information, call the area at (530) 254-6808 or the Northern Region Redding office at (530) 225-2300.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing Deer Hunting Waterfowl Hunting Quail Hunting

Activities: wildlife viewing, birdwatching, hunting

Hunting: Type C Wildlife Area. Deer, rabbit, waterfowl, quail, and dove may be present.

Facilities: None

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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Northern Region (Region 1)

Lassen County

just southeast of Honey Lake off Highway 395

Access: 2 miles north of Doyle at Laver Crossing, County Road 346, east of Hwy 395 to Hackstaff Rd.

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