Silver Creek Wildlife Area


The Silver Creek Wildlife Area was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1994. It is approximately 2,000 acres with sloping to steep terrain and a mix of habitat types including mixed conifer, sagebrush, meadow and riparian. This variety supports numerous species of fish and wildlife. Among the species that can be viewed here are golden and bald eagle, prairie falcon, waterfowl, and mountain lion.

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

Recreational Opportunities

Fishing Wildlife Viewing Deer Hunting Quail Hunting

Activities: fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, and hunting

Hunting: Deer, pronghorn, rabbit, quail, and dove may be present.

Type C: Silver Creek 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

south of Eagleville on the southeast side of the Warner Mountains

Access: From Highway 299 at Cedarville, take Surprise Valley Road south to Patterson Hill Road; turn right at Patterson Hill Road to the Wildlife Area.

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