Best Hermosa Beach Hunting Spots
Hermosa Beach is known for its close proximity to the
beautiful beach side. However, several hunting areas are located nearby that
provide the outdoor enthusiast an opportunity to hunt a variety of animals in a
variety of conditions.
Cleveland National Forest
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The Cleveland National Forest
provides over 460,000 acres with a wide variety of terrains. Numerous animals
are available to hunt including, pigeons, California mountain quail, dove,
ducks, geese, turkey, cottontail rabbits, gray fox, badger, and coyote. Wild
pig hunting is popular at this locale. Coon hunting is another
San Bernardino National Forest
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San Bernardino National Forest is comprised of over 675,000 acres of land. It
is home to a diverse range of animals. Game animals in the forest available to
hunt in the fall include mule deer and black bear. Cottontail rabbits,
jackrabbits are other popular choices. Game birds and waterfowl that can be
hunted on Baldwin Lake and Lake Hemet include pheasant, quail, mountain quail,
band-tailed pigeons and wild turkey.
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Hollenbeck Canyon consists of over 3,200 acres of wildlife area. A combination of
freshwater marshes, coastal sage scrub, woodlands, forests and grasslands
provides the environmental diversity that allows you to hunt for a multitude of
animals. Go for large animals, such as coyotes and deer, or opt for a more
precise hit by hunting crows, pheasants, quail, and squirrels.
Angeles National Forest
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Angeles National Forest is one of the largest preserves in California with over 650,000 acres of land. Elevations across the vast lands range from 1,200 to 10,064 feet. Much of the land is densely covered in forestry, providing the perfect backdrop to hunt a variety
of animals. Bighorn sheep, elk, and pronghorn antelope represent a few of the
larger game available at the park. Waterfowl include duck, geese, and scaup and
are available to hunt in the late fall and early winter seasons.
San Felipe Valley Wildlife Area
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The San Felipe Valley Wildlife Area offers a natural hunting environment that is
unencumbered by many of the current technologies and amenities that are found
in many hunting areas today. This provides a wild terrain for your Hermosa
Beach, California hunting expedition. The center is passively run so you will
have little interference by the staff. A variety of wildlife and game are
available to hunt, including mule deer, coyote, wild turkey, and California
Before you head out on your California hunting expedition, consider taking a California
hunter safety course. This type of course will familiarize you with local regulations, safety precautions, gun safety, traveling in groups and restricted areas.
Hermosa Beach and the surrounding area offer a few different options for
lodging. Options include luxurious resorts, small hotels and lodges.
The Beach House in Hermosa Beach
offers a luxurious stay after your long day outdoors. Ocean views, ample
balconies, fireplaces and wet bars are available in the majority of rooms and
suites. It also offers the perfect combination of activities to add on to your
hunting adventure trip, including deep sea fishing, whale watching, kayaking
Redondo Pier Inn
The Redondo Pier Inn is a mere 7 miles from
the LAX airport, making it a conveniently located option after a long flight.
In addition to your hunting trip, at Redondo Pier Inn you can enjoy whale
watching, surfing, and a trip to the harbor.
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina
Only 1.3 miles from Hermosa Beach, the Crowne
Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina offers a relaxing stay after a long hunt.
Pamper yourself or the women in your party with the European day spa and salon.
Walk out on the beach for a romantic evening. The hotel offers several water
activities, including boat rentals so you can also enjoy a fishing trip during
Runyon Canyon Park
If you want to stay in an area that offers a backyard into hunting terrain,
consider staying at the Runyon Canyon Park.
Here you can opt to stay in a rustic hunting lodge appropriate for your return
after a successful hunt. A more resort-like option is also available for those
who wish to leave the rugged terrain behind in exchange for all of the modern
Hermosa Beach and South Bay area hunting, hiking and outdoor recreation