California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Cinder Flats Wildlife Area - Shasta County

Deer Hunting Allowed Wildlife Viewing Quail Hunting Allowed
The symbols above are activities permitted on this Wildlife Area. Click for more info.

Directions: Shasta County - About 10 air miles northeast of Burney, off Highway 299.

Phone Number: (530) 225-2300

Map: Directional Map (PDF)

Description: This wildlife are consists of 720 acres of pine and oak woodland, with open flats of juniper and sagebrush. This woodland is a nesting habitat for bald eagles and a winter range for black-tailed and mule deer.

Special Restrictions: Camping is not allowed.

Access: From Redding go 58 miles east on Highway 299, then 4 miles south on Cassel Road to town of Cassel, then east 2 miles on Cassel Fall River Road, then 2 miles north on dirt road.

Recreational Use: Type C Wildlife Area

  • Birdwatching and wildlife viewing are excellent with opportunities to see bears, mountain lions, badgers, and bobcats.

Hunting: Deer, rabbits, California and mountain quail, and dove are permitted during open seasons

Facilities: 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.


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