Dutch Flat Wildlife Area


Dutch Flat Wildlife Area was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1994. It is 160 acres of riparian and stream habitat. Other vegetation types include grasslands and plant communities dominated by Jeffrey and ponderosa pines, juniper, and sagebrush.

For more information, call the Northern Region Redding office at (530) 225-2300.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing Quail Hunting

Hunting: Rabbit, quail, and blue grouse may be present.

Type C: Dutch Flat 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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You may not operate a drone on CDFW Lands without a Special Use Permit.

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Northern Region (Region 1)

Modoc County

39 miles southwest of Alturas

Access: From Alturas go 39 miles southwest on Highway 299; turn right onto Dutch Flat Rd. and travel 3 miles on gravel road; at "Y" continue north about 1 mile, at second "Y" continue north 3 miles.

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