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Stockdale Mountain

VIew to the northeast from Stockdale Mountain, photo by D. Moore BLM


WARNING: Private property surrounds Stockdale Mountain.  Do not enter through private gates or fences.  Access to the public lands at Stockdale Mountain is only by foot at the BLM Access Point and parking/staging area located at the north end (dead-end) of Slacks Canyon Road.  Do not stop and trespass onto private property while on Slacks Canyon Road.  There is no access to public lands at Stockdale Mountain from Indian Valley Road or Big Sandy Road.

General Information: The terrain is steep and covered in thick brush.  There are no facilities or water available, and there are no developed trails in the area. 

Slacks Canyon Road is impassable when wet.


Activities

Hunting


Facilities

 Parking Area


Recreation Opportunites: Hunting

Hunting: This area provides fair to good hunting opportunities for deer, wild pigs, small game, and varmints.  Be aware: Stockdale Mountain is surrounded by private land.  Do not shoot onto private land from public land or retrieve game from private land without written landowner consent. 

Restrictions: No motorized vehicles allowed and there is no shooting within 200 yards of the BLM Access point.

Directions: From Interstate 5 take the California Highway 198 West at Jayne Avenue exit.  Proceed west for approximately 16 miles to Parkfield Junction and go south on Parkfield Grade.  Note: this road is not passable during the wet season.  Continue south till you reach the intersection of Slacks Canyon Road and turn right.  Slacks Canyon Road dead-ends at the trailhead.

From U.S. 101 north take the California Highway 198 East at the San Lucas exit.  Proceed approximately 36 miles east until you get to Parkfield Junction (on your right) and go south on Parkfield Grade.  Note: this road is not passable during the wet season.  Continue south till you reach the intersection of Slacks Canyon Road and turn right.  Slacks Canyon Road dead-ends at the trailhead.

From U.S. 101 south exit at the town of San Miguel.  Continue north out of San Miguel to Vineyard Canyon Road.  Proceed northeast to Slacks Canyon Road (T-intersection).  Turn left onto Slacks Canyon Road which dead-ends at the trailhead.


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Hollister Field Office
20 Hamilton Court
Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 630-5000
Fax: (831) 630-5055
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