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Live Map of open/close areas is now Available.


Recreational hunting and fishing in training areas will be available on July 2, 9, 16, 23 (Saturdays), and 31 (Sunday).

The Rancho Las Flores Facilities (Adobe, Gardens, Barn, Picnic Area, and Archery Range) will be closed for maintenance, repair, improvements, and migration to iSportsman for check-in/check-out and safety brief/test procedures. The range will open when repairs are complete.

Entries for G10 tag lottery will be accepted from 1 Jul 2022 - 31 Jul 2022.  Lottery winners will be announced on 3 Aug 2022 via iSportsman notification.  The lottery will select (175) G10 tag winners.  All lottery winners will be required to purchase their tags at the Camp Pendleton MCX beginning 5 Aug 2022.  The lottery will be conducted as a weighted random lottery based on the following groups (listed in priority weight order):  (A) Active Duty/Reserve Service Member, (B) Dependents of Active Duty/Reserve Service Members, (C) Retired Military, (D) Dependents of Retired Military, and (E) DOD employees and their dependents.  The quantity of tags being issued is based on conservation law enforcement officer availability and historical harvest data. 


The 2022-2023 CLEO Safety Brief is now available. You must complete the brief and exam questions prior to submitting your validation documents. 

Archery Proficiency Shoots for 2022: Permits available for scheduled tests through Aug. *Must acquire the 2022-2023 Hunting Validation prior to test* 


New to Camp Pendleton Hunting?

Click on the PERMITS tab and follow the instructions.  See the rules and hunting schedule under the REGULATIONS tab.

'Archery Proficiency Shoot' Permits are now available. *Must have completed the 2022-23 iSportsman validation process prior to participating in the proficiency shoot.

Call 1-877-828-1503 to check in/out of hunting areas if unable to log onto iSportsman.  You will need your Permit # and PIN.

After creating an iSportsman account OR TO VALIDATE YOUR ACCOUNT FOR THE CURRENT YEAR, submit a photo of your Military ID, California Hunting License, and Camp Pendleton Hunting Permit to:

California Hunter's Education is offered online at


Hunting & Fishing Area Availability

Update for [02 July 2022] No hunting/fishing in training areas Sun nor Mon

Fishing: (Create an account and check in utilizing, when fishing at Case Springs and Lake Pulgas

Case Springs: OPEN Sat/CLOSED   Lake Pulgas: OPEN Sat/CLOSED SUN     Lake O'Neill:  OPEN 7 days/wk

Del Mar Beach:  OPEN 7 days/wk              San Onofre Beach: OPEN 7 days/wk         Cockleburr/White Beach: CLOSED 


Hunting:  (CO-USE WEAR ORANGE!)       


Sat Rifle:  A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C, D, E, G, H, I, K1, K2, P1, P2, P3, R1, R2, R3, 

Sat Archery:   A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C, D, E, G, H, I, K1, K2, L, M, N, P1, P2, P3, R1, R2, R3, SMR1, SMR2

Sat Shotgun: A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C, D, E, G, H, I, K1, K2, M, N, P1, P2, P3, R1, R2, R3, SMR1, SMR2

Scouting:     A1, A2, A3, B1, B2, B3, C, D, E, G, H, I, K1, K2, L, M, N, P1, P2, P3, R1, R2, R3, SMR1, SMR2

Sun:    CLOSED