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California Hunt Zone Southern wildlife

  • ID:Southern
  • State:CA
  • Species:wildlife
  • Area:117,439 square miles
  • Elevation:-200 ft - 14,400 ft
  • Public Lands:59,043 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:51%
  • Campgrounds:753
  • Fishing Access Sites:5
  • Trailheads:388
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:481,896 acres
  • National Forests:Angeles National Forest, Blodgett Experimintal Forest, Cleveland National Forest, Eldorado National Forest, Inyo National Forest, Los Padres National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area, Plumas National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest, Sequoia National Forest, Sierra National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest, Tahoe National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest
  • Lat-Long:36.069624, -118.746099

The Southern zone regulates hunting opportunities for wildlife in California and covers 117,439 square miles. Public lands comprise 59,043 square miles (51%) of the total land covered by this hunt zone. The greater region is best serviced by Van Nuys, Bridgeport, and Bridgeport Reservoir. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of -200 feet to a high of 14,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 481,896 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 753 campgrounds, and 5 public fishing access sites. There are 388 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Angeles National Forest, Blodgett Experimintal Forest, Cleveland National Forest, Eldorado National Forest, Inyo National Forest, Los Padres National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area, Plumas National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest, Sequoia National Forest, Sierra National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest, Tahoe National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest, Agua Tibia Wilderness, Agua Tibia Wilderness Study Area, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Argus Range Wilderness, Avawatz Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Bear Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Beauty Mountain G Wilderness Study Area, Benton Range Wilderness Study Area, Bigelow Cholla Garden Wilderness, Bighorn Mountain Wilderness, Big Maria Mountains Wilderness, Black Cyn Wilderness Study Area, Black Mountain Wilderness, Bodie Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Bodie Wilderness Study Area, Bright Star Wilderness, Bristol Mountains Wilderness, Cadiz Dunes Wilderness, Cady Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Caliente Wilderness Study Area, Carrizo Gorge Wilderness, Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, Casa Diablo Wilderness Study Area, Cedar Roughs Wilderness Study Area, Chemehuevi Mountains Wilderness, Chidago Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Chimney Peak Wilderness, Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness, Chumash Wilderness, Cleghorn Lakes Wilderness, Clipper Mountain Wilderness, Coso Range Wilderness, Coyote Mountains Wilderness, Coyote Southeast Wilderness Study Area, Crater Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Cucamonga Wilderness, Darwin Falls Wilderness, Dead Mountains Wilderness, Death Valley Wilderness, Desolation Wilderness, Dick Smith Wilderness, Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Domeland Wilderness, DV-17 Wilderness Study Area, El Paso Mountains Wilderness, Emigrant Wilderness, Excelsior Wilderness Study Area, Fish Creek Mountains Wilderness, Fish Slough Wilderness Study Area, Funeral Mountains Wilderness, Garcia Wilderness, Golden Trout Wilderness, Golden Valley Wilderness, Granite Chief Wilderness, Granite Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Grapevine Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Grass Valley Wilderness, Great Falls Basin Wilderness Study Area, Hauser Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Hauser Wilderness, Havasu Wilderness, Hollow Hills Wilderness, Hoover Wilderness, Ibex Wilderness, Imperial Refuge Wilderness, Independence Creek Wilderness Study Area, Indian Pass Wilderness, Inyo Mountains Wilderness, Jacumba Wilderness, Jennie Lakes Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness, Joshua Tree Wilderness, Kaiser Wilderness, Kelso Dunes Wilderness, Kiavah Wilderness, Kingston Range Wilderness, Kingston Range Wilderness Study Area, Little Chuckwalla Mountains Wilderness, Little Picacho Wilderness, Machesna Mountain Wilderness, Malpais Mesa Wilderness, Manly Peak Wilderness, Masonic Mountian Wilderness Study Area, Matilija Wilderness, Mecca Hills Wilderness, Merced River Wilderness Study Area, Mesquite Wilderness, Milk Ranch/Case Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Mojave Wilderness, Mokelumne Wilderness, Monarch Wilderness, Mormon Meadow Wilderness Study Area, Mount Biedeman Wilderness Study Area, Newberry Mountains Wilderness, Nopah Range Wilderness, North Algodones Dunes Wilderness, North Mesquite Mountains Wilderness, Old Woman Mountains Wilderness, Orocopia Mountains Wilderness, Otay Mountain Wilderness, Owens Peak Wilderness, Pahrump Valley Wilderness, Paiute Wilderness Study Area, Palen/McCoy Wilderness, Palo Verde Mountains Wilderness, Panoche Hills North Wilderness Study Area, Panoche Hills South Wilderness Study Area, Phillip Burton Wilderness, Picacho Peak Wilderness, Pigeon Spring Wilderness Study Area, Pine Creek Wilderness, Pinnacles Wilderness, Pinnacles Wilderness Study Area, Piper Mountain Wilderness, Piute Cypress Wilderness Study Area, Piute Mountains Wilderness, Queer Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Resting Spring Range Wilderness, Rice Valley Wilderness, Riverside Mountains Wilderness, Rocky Creek/Cache Creek Wilderness Study Area, Rodman Mountains Wilderness, Sacatar Trail Wilderness, Saddle Peak Hills Wilderness, San Benito Wilderness Study Area, San Felipe Hills Wilderness Study Area, San Gabriel Wilderness, San Gorgonio Wilderness, San Jacinto Wilderness, San Mateo Canyon Wilderness, San Rafael Wilderness, Santa Lucia Wilderness, Santa Rosa Wilderness, San Ysidro Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Sawtooth Mountains A Wilderness Study Area, Sawtooth Mountains Wilderness, Sequoia-Kings Canyon Wilderness, Sespe Wilderness, Sheephole Valley Wilderness, Sheep Mountain Wilderness, Sheep Ridge Wilderness Study Area, Silver Peak Wilderness, Slinkard Wilderness Study Area, Snow Mountain Wilderness, Soda Mountains Wilderness Study Area, South Avawatz Mountains Wilderness Study Area, South Nopah Range Wilderness, South Sierra Wilderness, Stateline Wilderness, Stepladder Mountains Wilderness, Surprise Canyon Wilderness, Sweetwater Wilderness Study Area, Sylvania Mountains Wilderness, Symmes Creek Wilderness Study Area, Trilobite Wilderness, Turtle Mountains Wilderness, Ventana Wilder Contiguous Wilderness Study Area, Ventana Wilderness, Volcanic Tablelands Wilderness Study Area, Walford Springs Wilderness Study Area, Wheeler Ridge Wilderness Study Area, Whipple Mountains Wilderness, White Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Yosemite Wilderness.

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