Crocker Meadows Wildlife Area - Plumas County
  • Plumas County - 5 miles east of Portola and three miles north of Beckwourth in the northwest corner of Sierra Valley.
  • Phone Number: (916) 358-2900
Area Regulations:
  • Camping is not allowed
  • From the town of Beckwourth, take County Road 111 (Beckwourth Genesee Road) north to the South Unit of the Wildlife Area; to reach the North Unit, continue further north on County Road 111. Adjacent public lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management can be accessed from this Wildlife Area.
  • This 1,732 acre wildlife area provides ideal conditions for deer foraging and fawning. The area is mostly montane chaparral habitat dominated by sagebrush and bitterbrush. Pockets of black oak and yellow pine can be found at the lower elevations. At the upper elevations, wet meadow habitat is found in Crocker Meadow. Two seasonal streams drain the property. Common wildlife species include mule deer, mountain quail, jackrabbit, coyote, gray fox, raccoon, and a variety of hawks.
Recreational Use:
  • Type C Wildlife Area - no permits, passes, or reservations are required.
  • The area is open to hiking, photography, and birdwatching
  • Permitted for deer, pig, tree squirrel, waterfowl, quail, grouse, and dove.
  • None
PLEASE NOTE: Area regulations are subject to change. Special restrictions on recreational uses, hunt days and methods of take are listed in the current year's issue of Hunting and Other Public Uses on State and Federal Areas, available at CDFW offices and places where licenses are sold. 

Contact Crocker Meadows Wildlife Area - Plumas County

Tina Bartlett
Regional Manager - North Central Region
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, California  95670
Phone: (916) 358-2900
Fax: (916) 358-2912


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Plumas County, California

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