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Fitzhugh Creek Wildlife Area

stream flowing through grassy meadow with conifer trees in background


The approximately 2,100-acre Fitzhugh Creek Wildlife Area provides public access for hunting and fishing on excellent wetland, riparian, and riverine habitat. The area provides important winter and summer range for deer and antelope, as well as habitat for the Modoc sucker. Typical species which can be seen here include songbirds, upland game birds, and birds of prey. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 2004.

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

Recreational Opportunities

fishing Wildlife Viewing Deer Hunting

Activities: trout fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, and hunting

Very rough 5 miles of road can only be accessed by 4 wheel drive. Locked gate at entrance to wildlife area permits only foot access.

Hunting: Type C Wildlife Area. Deer and upland game 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)

Modoc County

8 miles east of Highway 395, southeast of Alturas

Directions: Highway 395 south of Alturas to Parker Creek Road (County Road 56) to Road 57 to Pine Creek Boulevard, past Pine Creek Wildlife Area.

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