Big Game Hunting

The dry conditions of this past winter will likely have impacts on the quality and quantity of forage and water for big game species.  This could have an impact on an animal's body condition and possibly on their reproductive success for the year.  Drought conditions may also lead to an increase in the number and severity of wildfires and the spread of invasive species that also could affect wildlife.  Hunters would be wise to monitor and evaluate conditions this season to improve their chances of success.  

Big game species include black bear, mule deer and black-tailed deer.

Big Game Hunting Areas

  • Highway 89, North
  • Cottonwood Creek Campground
  • East Meadow Campground
  • Lower Little Truckee Campground
  • Pass Creek Campground
  • Upper Little Truckee Campground

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities