East Walker River Wildlife Area is approximately 1,400 acres of wetlands and riparian habitat along a 7 mile stretch on both sides of the East Walker River, north of Bridgeport Reservoir. The elevation ranges from 6,000 to 6,500 feet. Brown and rainbow trout, waterfowl, bald and golden eagles, prairie falcons, quail, grouse, passerine birds, beaver, river otter, mink, and black bear are found here. The river valley is a migration corridor for the East Walker mule deer herd.
Bureau of Land Management land surrounds the reservoir and the wildlife area is bordered by Toiyabe National Forest.
For more information, call the Inland Deserts Region Bishop office at (760) 872-1171.