Location: The Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area (HCWA) is located in south-central San Diego County between the communities of Jamul and Dulzura, approximately 26 miles east-southeast of downtown San Diego. The area consists of approximately 5,189 acres.
Purpose of Acquisition: To conserve, restore and protect declining sensitive species and their associated habitats in one of the largest blocks of contiguous land available in San Diego County. To provide compatible wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities to the public.
Description: The following is not a comprehensive list, but rather a list of some site specific management goals*: Maintain, enhance, and restore the various habitats and wildlife corridors present on the property. Prevent the introduction and spread of invasive non-native plants. Continue to offer compatible wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities such as: hunting, hiking, hunting dog training, wildlife viewing, etc.
Environmental Review Process
Notice of Determination: Filed on September 25, 2008, in compliance with Section 21108 or 21152 of the Public Resources Code.
Management Plan Retention
A hard copy of the Management Plan, including public comments and responses, can be viewed during regular office hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at:
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
South Coast Region
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123
*Implementation of tasks needed to achieve management goals is dependent on the availability of staffing and adequate operations and maintenance budget.