South Spit Wildlife Area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and is known as Mike Thompson Wildlife Area, South Spit Humboldt Bay. Additional information can be obtained on the BLM website for the area.
The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 2007. This long, narrow spit of land is 598 acres of coastal beach dunes that provides habitat for dune plant species. Ravens, foxes, and raccoons are regularly seen here, and the area is rich in shorebirds and waders.
For more information, call the Northern Region Eureka office at (707) 445-6493.