Chocolate Mule Mountains Herd Management Area (CA-671)

LOCATION:   The Chocolate Mule Mountains Herd Management Area is located in southeastern Imperial County, CA along the Colorado River bordering the Picacho State Recreation Area west of Yuma, AZ.
 
ACREAGE:     159,000 acres are managed for wild burros
 
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HERD SIZE:    121 head
 
BURRO COLORS:     Gray, Blue, and Black
 
SIZE OF HORSES:     10-11 hands and 400-600 pounds
 
HISTORY:       The wild burros were introduced to this area in the mid-1800s when mining was at its’ highest. As the miners abandoned their miners they turned the burros out to fend for themselves.
 
 
Chocolate-Mule Mountains
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