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California Hunting Maps

Find public and private hunting land in California with onX, the #1 hunting GPS and map app. Hunt GMU maps, landowner boundaries, aerial and topo maps.

California Land Ownership Coverage

Our parcel coverage map lets you know at a glance which states and counties we have private land owner data for in our products. Due to differing state regulations and availability of data, we currently do not have complete coverage for every state and county. However, if a state or county makes the parcel data available, we make every effort to include it in future updates.

Note: The purpose of this map is to depict private land parcel coverage. Public land and other map layer coverage is statewide. Please note that there may be parts of some counties that do not have coverage or have unknown private landowner names.

California Hunting Map Layers

CA Private Lands Preview

CA Private Lands

Over 10,000,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in California. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

CA Gov Lands Preview

CA Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 55,000,000 acres in California to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

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CA Hunt Zones

California Bear, Bighorn Sheep, Deer, Elk, Pigeon, Pronghorn, Quail, Grouse, Squirrel and Ptarmigan Zones. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

Includes 15 Sublayers

  • Additional Deer Hunt Zone
  • Bear Hunt Zone
  • Bighorn Sheep Hunt Zone
  • Deer Hunt Zone
  • Elk Hunt Zone
  • Pigeon Hunt Zone
  • Pronghorn Hunt Zone
  • Quail Hunt Zone
  • Ruffed Grouse Hunt Zone
  • Tree Squirrel Hunt Zone
  • Whitetailed Ptarmigan Hunt Zone
  • Pendleton Hunt Area
  • Pendleton Duck Hunt Areas
  • Pendleton Fishing Areas
  • Waterfowl Hunt Zones
CA Possible Access Preview

CA Possible Access

onX has mapped 3,100,000 acres of possible access lands in California including timber and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.

CA State Game Refuges Preview

CA State Game Refuges

California State Game Refuges from onXmaps.

App Overview

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Increase success as you layer BLM, forest service, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop.

See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and government property boundaries and ownership names.

View trails, roads and accesses to narrow the hunt and always know where you stand.

  • Landowner names & boundaries
  • Satellite imagery with topo lines
  • Offline maps
  • Sync mobile and computer
  • GPS, waypoints, tracks, and markups
  • Color-coded public lands
  • State-specific map layers
  • Roads & trails
  • Hunting zones, units, districts and areas
  • Search by landowner, places or coordinates
  • Mark and measure areas

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Map details

  • Private landowner names, boundaries, and tax address
  • Government lands—federal, state, county, local and non-profit
  • 2020-21 Bighorn Sheep Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21Deer Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Elk Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Pronghorn Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Additional Deer Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Pigeon Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Quail Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Ruffed Grouse Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Tree Squirrel Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Whitetailed Ptarmigan Hunt Zones
  • 2020-21 Non-Lead Zones
  • State Wildlife Areas
  • Roads, trails and trailhead names and numbers
  • Point of interests—geographic and recreational
  • Water—rivers, creeks and lakes with flow direction
  • Weather and radar
  • Campgrounds
  • 24K topo
  • Section lines and numbers
  • Fishing access locations and boat ramps
  • Recreation sites
  • National Park visitor maps
  • Historic wildfire perimeters
  • Active fires
  • Possible access lands
  • Much more

Compatibility

onX Hunt prides itself in offering a multi-platform mapping system. Hunt App works on iOS and Android mobile phones as well as provides access to our mapping solutions from your computer.

Map updates

As land ownership, hunting areas, and other map data change we update the map data on our servers. This new map data will automatically be loaded to your Hunt App without you having to do anything.

onX Hunt GPS Chip

Important announcement regarding the onX Hunt Chip

Effective immediately, the onX Hunt Chip for 29 of the 50 U.S. states will no longer be available for purchase. The final 21 states will still be available for purchase through Dec. 31, 2022. Click “Learn More” below to find out when the onX Hunt Chip will be discontinued for this state.

Chip Updates

Version 21.0 Released on Sept 13, 2021

  • Updated parcel ownership in the following counties: Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Mariposa, Mendocino, Mono, Monterey, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo
  • Update to Bighorn Sheep, Elk, and  Pronghorn to 2021-22 regulations
  • Update to Deer Zones to match 2021-22 regulations

Version 20.0 Released on: Nov 17, 2020

  • Update to Bighorn Sheep, Elk,  Pronghorn, and Non-Lead zone boundaries to 2020-21 regulations

Version 19.0 Released on: Aug 27, 2019

  • Update to Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Pronghorn and Non-Lead zone boundaries to 2019-20 regulations

Version 18.0 Released on: January 8, 2019

  • Updated land ownership statewide
  • Added shooting ranges throughout the state
  • Added CDFW license selling agent locations throughout the state
  • Added additional recreational information to Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Lassen Volcanic, and Death Valley National Parks
  • Updated Deer Zone boundaries to 2018-19 regulations
  • Updated Non-Lead Zones to 2018-19 regulations

Version 17.0 Released on: Aug 16, 201

  • Updated Elk Hunt Zones to 2017-18 regulations
  • Updated Deer Zone boundaries to 2017-18 regulations
  • Updated Non-Lead Zone to 2017-18 regulations
  • Updated Desert Bighorn Sheep to 2017-18 regulations
  • Updated Pronghorn to 2017-18 regulations

Version 16.0 Released on: Aug 09, 2016

  • Updated land ownership statewide
  • Updated Deer Zone, Non-Lead Zone, Desert Bighorn Sheep, Elk, and Pronghorn Hunt Zone boundaries
  • Updated transportation network by adding thousands more miles of trails, and distinguishing major routes within our county roads
  • Updated survey data with new PLSS data, and also incorporated non-PLSS Spanish Land Grant areas