Bass Hill Wildlife Area


This wildlife area consists of approximately 5,600 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. Coyotes, California and mountain quail, and golden eagles can also be seen here. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1977.

For more information, call the area at (530) 254-6644 or the Northern Region's Redding office at (530) 225-2300.

Recreational Opportunities

Deer Hunting Waterfowl Hunting Quail Hunting Hunting with Shotguns Bow Hunting Wildlife Viewing

Activities: hunting, wildlife viewing, and birdwatching


Hunting: Deer, rabbit, waterfowl, quail, and dove may be present. The Egan Unit shall be open to the use of shotguns, archery equipment or muzzle-loading weapons, for all hunting seasons.

Type C: Bass Hill Wildlife Area does not require the purchase of a hunting pass for entry. Entry permits and/or passes or special drawing may be required for hunting on some Type C wildlife areas.

Facilities: None

NOTE: Visitors are responsible for knowing and complying with all regulations pertaining to the use of Department lands.

Refer to the Public Uses on State and Federal Lands section of the Waterfowl, Upland Game, and Public Use Regulations (PDF) booklet for both statewide and property-specific regulations.

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Northern Region (Region 1)

Lassen County

6 miles southeast of Susanville, adjacent to Highway 395

Access: From Highway 395, either Byers Pass Road, Sunnyside Road or Bass Hill Road.

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