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Moss Landing Wildlife Area - Monterey County
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Location: Adjacent to the N bank of Elkhorn Slough, 1-1/4 miles N of the town of Moss Landing on Hwy 1.
Phone Number: (831) 649-2870
Map: Directional Map (PDF)
CDFW News Release: CDFW Completes Second Phase of Moss Landing Wildlife Area Upgrade.
Description: 728 acres of salt ponds and salt marsh, just north of Monterey. Part of the largest unaltered salt marsh along the California coast. Foot traffic on trails only. All plants and animals are protected. Waterfowl hunting is allowed. No pets allowed.
Special Restrictions: No rifles or pistols may be used or possessed.
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.