Big Table Mountain Ecological Reserve


Big Table Mountain Ecological Reserve was designated as an ecological reserve by the Fish and Game Commission in 2007 and is approximately 1,000 acres. Big Table Mountain is a flat-topped volcanic mesa covered with grasslands and northern volcanic vernal pools. The mesa is rimmed by vertical cliffs used for nesting by peregrine and prairie falcons and golden eagles.

For more information, call the Central Region Fresno office at (559) 243-4005 ext.151.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing

Activities: wildlife viewing

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

Please refer to the Public Uses on State and Federal Lands section of the Waterfowl, Upland Game, and Public Use Regulations (PDF)Waterfowl, Upland Game, and Public Use Regulations (PDF)(opens in new tab) booklet for both statewide and property-specific regulations. A searchable Property-specific regulations table is also available online.

Last update : 12/27/2022 10:20:10 AM
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Central Region (Region 4)

Fresno County

15 miles northeast of Fresno on east side of Millerton Lake

Access: Friant-Millerton Rd to Auberry Rd to Wellbarn Ave at Marshall Station

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