O'Neill Forebay Wildlife Area

Description

O’Neill Forebay Wildlife Area is 700 acres. It consists of eight miles of artificial waterways and riparian habitat, including four small shallow ponds. Wildlife includes black-tailed deer, cottontail, and 127 species of birds. Past land use was primarily the grazing of cattle. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1974.

For more information, call the Los Banos office at (209) 826-0463.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing Hunting with Shotguns Bow Hunting Waterfowl Hunting Quail Hunting Pheasant Hunting Restrooms

Activities: wildlife viewing and hunting

Hunting:

Type C: O'Neill Forebay Wildlife Area does not require the purchase of a hunting pass for entry. Entry permits and/or passes or special drawing may be required for hunting on some Type C wildlife areas.

Foot access only

Last update : 11/7/2019 1:00:11 PM
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Location

Central Region (Region 4)

Merced County

10 miles west of Los Banos and 2 miles south of Santa Nella, west of Hwy 33

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