Marble Mountains Wildlife Area


Marble Mountains Wildlife Area is approximately 55,000 acres of typical Mojave desert vegetation with mountains of volcanic rock. It is habitat for the golden eagle and desert tortoise. Three springs have been improved in this area to support animals.

For more information, call the Inland Deserts Region Blythe office at (760) 922-9189.

Recreational Opportunities

Wildlife Viewing Deer Hunting

Activities: wildlife viewing and hunting


Type C: Marble Mountains 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.

The property is cooperatively managed with the Bureau of Land Management.

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.

Area History

Land uses have included livestock grazing, hunting, and mining. In 1986, legal bighorn sheep hunting in Old Dad Peak and the Marble Mountains was authorized by Legislation. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1989.

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Inland Deserts Region (Region 6)

San Bernardino County

12 miles southeast of Baker, along Kelbaker Rd., within east Mojave National Scenic Area

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