California Hunting National Forests

County California hunting areas and California hunting forests.

On this menu, you’ll find links to rules for California hunting national forests and other areas managed by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). To link to our summaries, select one of the geographical regions of the California Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) below or from the alphabetical menu to the right. Warning shot!!! For general regulations for visiting these areas, click here.


Region 1: Northern

CDFW Region 1 for California hunting seasons.Follow the links below to rules for California hunting national forests in Northern California, including what you can hunt there, forestry contact info, driving directions, maps, local rules, and more.

  1. Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
  2. Klamath National Forest.
  3. Lassen National Forest.
  4. Modoc National Forest.
  5. Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
  6. Six Rivers National Forest.

Region 2: North Central

CDFW Region 2 for California hunting seasons.Follow the links below to rules for California hunting national forests in Northern Central California, including what you can hunt there, forestry contact info, driving directions, maps, local rules, and more.

  1. Eldorado National Forest
  2. Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
  3. Lake Tahoe Basin Management Area
  4. Lassen National Forest
  5. Mendocino National Forest
  6. Plumas National Forest
  7. Sierra National Forest
  8. Stanislaus National Forest
  9. Tahoe National Forest

Region 3: Bay Delta

CDFW Region 3 for California hunting seasonsFollow the links below to rules for California hunting national forests in the Bay Delta of California, including what you can hunt there, forestry contact info, driving directions, maps, local rules, and more.


Region 4: Central

CDFW Region 4 for California hunting seasonsFollow the links below to rules for hunting national forests in Central California, including what you can hunt there, forestry contact info, driving directions, maps, local rules, and more.

  1. Los Padres National Forest
  2. Sequoia National Forest
  3. Sierra National Forest
  4. Stanislaus National Forest

Region 5: South Coast

CDFW Region 5 for California hunting seasonsFollow the links below to rules for hunting national forests in the South Coast region of California, including what you can hunt there, forestry contact info, driving directions, maps, local rules, and more.

  1. Angeles National Forest
  2. Cleveland National Forest
  3. Los Padres National Forest

Region 6: Inland Deserts

CDFW Region 6 for California hunting seasonsFollow the links below to rules for hunting national forests in the Inland Desert region of California, including what you can hunt there, forestry contact info, driving directions, maps, local rules, and more.

  1. Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
  2. Inyo National Forest
  3. San Bernardino National Forest

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