O'Neill Forebay Wildlife Area - Merced County
  • 10 miles W of Los Banos and 2 miles south of Santa Nella, W of Hwy 33.
  • Directional Map
  • Phone Number: (209) 826-0463
  • 700 acres consisting of eight miles of artificial waterways and riparian habitat including four small shallow ponds.
  • Foot access only.
  • Gray fox, cottontail, 127 species of birds.
Special Restrictions:
  • Limited to shotguns and archery equipment.
  • No shotgun slugs, rifles or pistols may be used or possessed.
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 O'Neill Forebay Wildlife Area - Merced County

Dr. Jeffrey R. Single
Regional Manager - Central Region
1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, California  93710
Phone: (559) 243-4005 ext. 151
Fax: (559) 243-4022


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Merced County, California

To request additions or corrections to this entry email the Administrator