Central Coast Field Office

Curry Mountain

Curry Mountain access parking.  Photo by BLM.

Curry Mountain Access Parking Area in the Summer

General Description: Parking access onto nearly 1,800 acres of Bureau of Land Management property in this area is provided through an easement from the California Department of Fish and Game.  The parking easement site is along the north side of State Highway 198, east of Parkfield Junction and 6 miles west of Coalinga.  The trailhead is located across the road on the south side of Highway 198. 

The regional topography is very steep and rugged.  There is a kiosk located in the parking area providing an interpretive panel, a map, and information about the area. There are no facilities, running water, or trash collection.

Curry Mountain Recreation Area User Map Available:

Curry Mountain 11" x 17"

Curry Mountain 35" x 45"




 Parking Area



Recreation Opportunities: Hunting

Hunting: Hunting opportunities are fair to good for quail, chukar, and other small game as well as deer and wild pig.

Restrictions: No motorized vehicle access.  No shooting within 150 yards of the developed area.

Directions: From I-5 take the Coalinga (HWY 198) exit and travel west to the town of Coalinga.  Access point is six miles west of Coalinga.

Bureau of Land Management
Central Coast Field Office
940 2nd Avenue
Marina, CA 93933
Phone: (831) 582-2200
Fax: (831) 582-2266
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
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