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California Hunt Zone Northern wildlife

  • ID:Northern
  • State:CA
  • Species:wildlife
  • Area:40,725 square miles
  • Elevation:100 ft - 14,000 ft
  • Public Lands:23,405 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:58%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:4
  • Campgrounds:309
  • Fishing Access Sites:5
  • Trailheads:176
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:43,879 acres
  • National Forests:Eldorado National Forest, Headwaters Forest Reserve, Klamath National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, Modoc National Forest, Plumas National Forest, Rogue River National Forest, Shasta National Forest, Siskiyou National Forest, Six Rivers National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest, Tahoe National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest, Trinity National Forest
  • Lat-Long:40.642141, -122.078445

The Northern zone regulates hunting opportunities for wildlife in California and covers 40,725 square miles. Public lands comprise 23,405 square miles (58%) of the total land covered by this hunt zone. The greater region is best serviced by Sacramento, Santa Rosa, and South Santa Rosa. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 100 feet to a high of 14,000 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 43,879 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 309 campgrounds, and 5 public fishing access sites. There are 176 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Eldorado National Forest, Headwaters Forest Reserve, Klamath National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, Modoc National Forest, Plumas National Forest, Rogue River National Forest, Shasta National Forest, Siskiyou National Forest, Six Rivers National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest, Tahoe National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest, Trinity National Forest, Big Butte Wilderness Study Area, Bitterbrush Wilderness Study Area, Bucks Lake Wilderness, Buffalo Hills Wilderness Study Area, Caribou Wilderness, Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, Castle Crags Wilderness, Chanchelulla Wilderness, Dry Valley Rim Wilderness Study Area, Eden Valley Wilderness Study Area, Five Springs Wilderness Study Area, Ishi Wilderness, Lassen Volcanic Wilderness, Lava Beds Wilderness, Lava Wilderness Study Area, Marble Mountain Wilderness, Mokelumne Wilderness, Mount Shasta Wilderness, North Fork Wilderness, Pit River Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Pueblo Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Red Buttes Wilderness, Red Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Russian Wilderness, Siskiyou Wilderness, Skedaddle Wilderness Study Area, Slinkard Wilderness Study Area, Snow Mountain Wilderness, South Warner Contiguous Wilderness Study Area, South Warner Wilderness, Thatcher Ridge Wilderness Study Area, Thousand Lakes Wilderness, Timbered Crater Wilderness Study Area, Trinity Alps Wilderness, Tule Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Tunnison Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Twin Peaks Wilderness Study Area, Yolla Bolly Contiguous Wilderness Study Area, Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness. Additionally, 4 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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