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San Luis Reservoir Wildlife Area


San Luis Reservoir Wildlife Area is 902 acres of steep oak-grassland habitat, typical of the inner coastal range. Several mammals are found on the area, including gray fox, black-tailed deer and wild pigs. 101 species of birds have been recorded in the area. This is also a good area for observing spring wildflowers. 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 Deer Hunting Quail Hunting Wild Pig Hunting Restrooms

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 (PDF). All visitors are responsible for knowing and following these regulations.

Activities: wildlife viewing and hunting

Deer and Pig Hunting Application (RTF)

For more information about pig and deer hunting application, please read the link opens in new windownews release.  

Foot access only

Last update : 2/15/2017 4:11:45 PM

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

Map of San Luis Reservoir

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Central Region (Region 4)

Merced & Santa Clara Counties

30 miles east of Gilroy, on the south side of Pacheco Pass, along Hwy 152

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