California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Bass Hill Wildlife Area - Lassen County

Wildlife Viewing Hunting with Shotgun allowed Hunting with bow and arrow allowed Quail Hunting allowed Watefowl Hunting allowed Deer Hunting Allowed
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Location: Lassen County - 6 miles southeast of Susanville, adjacent to Highway 395.

Phone Number: (530) 254-6808

Map: Directional Map (PDF)

Special Restrictions: The Egan Unit shall be open to the use of shotguns, archery equipment or muzzle-loading weapons only, for all hunting seasons. Camping is not allowed.

Access: From Highway 395, go south on Buffum Lane to Wildlife Area entrance.

Description: This wildlife area consists of 5,553 acres of rolling hills, mostly of sagebrush and grasslands. The area was acquired to preserve winter range for the Bass Hill sub-herd of the Doyle deer herd.

Recreational Use: Type C Wildlife Area

  • Hunting, birdwatching, and wildlife viewing are all permitted. Deer, coyotes, California and mountain quail, and golden eagles are a few of the wildlife species that can be seen here.

Hunting: Deer, rabbit, waterfowl, quail, and dove are permitted.

Facilities: None

PLEASE NOTE: Area regulations are subject to change. Special restrictions on recreational uses, hunt days and methods of take are listed in the current year's issue of Hunting and Other Public Uses on State and Federal Areas, available at CDFW offices and places where licenses are sold.

KC/WLB 2/09