Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area Updated:09/2022


The Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area is approximately 7,000 acres of rolling hills covered with blue and live oak, gray pine, thick brush, and poison oak. There are four units and the approximate acreages are: Daugherty Hill (3,200 acres), Donovan Hill (1,800 acres), Quail Valley (1,300 acres), and Darby Road (700 acres). Popular game species on these areas include dove, quail, turkeys, deer, and some jump shooting opportunities for waterfowl.

Activities: wildlife viewing, hiking, and hunting

Hunting: Deer: Zone D-3. Small resident population; Columbian black-tailed deer migrate down from higher elevations in Plumas and Sierra counties in late October.

Type C: Daugherty Hill 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.

Facilities: None


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Regional Manager - North Central Region
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA  95670
Phone: (916) 358-2900

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