West Walker River Wildlife Area


West Walker River Wildlife Area is 767 acres of mostly riparian habitat. Streams, rivers and springs within this area provide excellent fawning habitat for mule deer. The property was designated as a wildlife area by the Fish and Game Commission in 1994.This area is a popular trout fishing destination.

For more information, call the Inland Deserts Region Bishop office at (760) 872-1171.

Recreational Opportunities

Deer Hunting Wildlife Viewing Fishing

Activities: hunting, wildlife viewing, and fishing


Type C: West Walker River 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.

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.

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Inland Deserts Region (Region 6)

Mono County

Hwy 395 between Sonora Junction (Hwys 108 & 395) and Walker

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