Tumey Hills Hunting
Tumey Hills Landscape (BLM photo)
The Panoche and Tumey Hills are now under Fire Season Vehicle Restrictions. No motorized access is allowed from April 15 to the beginning of upland game bird season.
The Tumey Hills are a popular destination for upland game bird hunters. Opportunities for hunting varmints and small game can also be found. For maps and more information about this area you can for an area brochure call us at (831) 630-5000.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife regulates the hunting seasons for different species and the types of firearms allowed for use. Please be aware that this region is home to the California Condor and affects non-game hunting. Be sure to also check out our web page for frequently asked questions about pig hunting.
The BLM enforces laws meant to protect the safety of all users and beauty of the lands:
Do not shoot within 150 yards of residences, structures, or developed areas (i.e. day use areas)
Do not shoot onto private lands
Do not shoot across a roadway or trail
Do not cross onto private lands without land owner permission
To keep these lands wild and safe:
Park within 15 feet of the roadside
Stay on open, signed routes while driving
Routes are not considered open unless they are signed open