Coon Hollow Wildlife Area, totaling 731 acres, contains wet meadow and riparian vegetation, timbered uplands, and mountain streams. It is at an elevation of 6,000 feet and consists of three units: the West Branch Unit (320 acres), the Snow Mountain Unit (169 acres), and the Snag Lake Unit (240 acres). The West Branch Unit includes a portion of the West Branch of the Feather River and its confluence with Coon Hollow Creek. The Snag Lake Unit contains meadow and upland habitat near Snag Lake.
Species which can be viewed at Coon Hollow include birds of prey such as sharp-shinned hawk, northern goshawk, and long-eared owl; mammals such as Townsend's big-eared bat, and showshoe hare; and herpetiles such as California newt and mountain king snake.
For more information, call the North Central Region Rancho Cordova office at (916) 358-2900.