U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
|Hollister Field Office|
Hollister Field Office
The Bureau of Land Management Hollister Field Office administers approximately 284,000 acres of public land in Central California. Bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the San Joaquin Valley to the east, elevations range from sea level to over 5,000 feet and major landforms include the Diablo Mountain Range, Salinas Valley, and San Joaquin Valley. Within the lands are three Areas of Critical Environmental Concern, two Research Natural Areas, two National Monuments, a National Historic Trail, and a National Recreation Trail.
BLM Wilderness Study Area in Central California, BLM photo
Did you know that the Bureau of Land Management in California manages over one million acres of Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs)? While some activities have specific restrictions in the WSAs, recreational hiking, camping, backpacking, hunting, rock hounding, and nature study are welcome.