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Marble Mountains Wildlife Area

Description

Marble Mountains Wildlife Area is approximately 55,000 acres of typical Mojave desert vegetation with mountains of volcanic rock. It is habitat for the golden eagle and desert tortoise. Three springs have been improved in this area to support animals.

For more information, call the Inland Deserts Region Bishop office at (760) 872-1171.


Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing Deer Hunting

Activities: wildlife viewing and hunting

The property is cooperatively managed with the Bureau of Land Management.

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.

Area History

Land uses have included livestock grazing, hunting, and mining. In 1986, legal bighorn sheep hunting in Old Dad Peak and the Marble Mountains was authorized by Legislation. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1989.


Last update : 7/20/2017 3:03:20 PM


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


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Location

Inland Deserts Region (Region 6)

San Bernardino County

12 miles southeast of Baker, along Kelbaker Rd., within east Mojave National Scenic Area

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