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West Hilmar Wildlife Area


West Hilmar Wildlife Area is 340 acres of oaks, cottonwoods and grasslands. The great blue heron and great egret are common here. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1994.

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

Recreational Opportunities

Boating Access Wildlife Viewing Quail Hunting Waterfowl Hunting Pheasant Hunting

Activities: wildlife viewing and hunting

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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Central Region (Region 4)

Merced & Stanislaus Counties

on the east side of the San Joaquin River, approx. 4 miles downstream from Hills Ferry

Access: by boat only

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