California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Monache Meadows Wildlife Area - Tulare County

fishing Deer Hunting Allowed Wildlife Viewing
The symbols above are activities permitted on this Wildlife Area. Click for more info.

Location: Northeast of California Hot Springs & Johnsondale on Sherman Pass Road to S. Fork Kern River at Monache Creek. WA is between Golden Trout Wilderness & S. Sierra Wilderness and south of Hessian Meadow.

Phone Number: (559) 243-4005

Special Restrictions: 4WD access only.

Map: Directional Map (PDF)    Detailed Directional Map (PDF)

Description: 248 acres within the Inyo National forest. Monache Creek and the South Fork of Kern River cross this area. Habitat of the Golden trout, Sierra Nevada fox, wolverine and the spotted owl.

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.