North Grasslands Wildlife Area - Merced & Stanislaus Countylast updated: July 2013
  • 6 mi N of Los Banos.
    • The China Island Unit is located between Newman and Gustine.
      • from Gustine and the intersection of Hwy 33 and 140, travel 1.7 mi N on Hwy 33,
      • turn right onto Canal School Rd.,
      • travel 1.4 mi and
      • turn right onto Brazo Rd,
      • travel 0.7 mi and turn left,
      • proceed 1.2 mi.
    • The Galdwall Unit is approximately two mi east of Los Banos at Santa Fe Grade.
    • The Salt Slough Unit is approximately 7 mi N of Los Banos.
  • Phone Number: (209) 826-0463
  • 7,069 acres of wetlands, riparian habitat and uplands.
  • These restored and created wetlands are now habitat for the Swainson's hawk and sandhill crane.
  • Camping allowed only at hunter check station.
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 North Grasslands Wildlife Area - Merced & Stanislaus County

Contact North Grasslands Wildlife Area - Merced & Stanislaus County

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


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Merced County, California
  • Stanislaus County, California

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