Mountain Meadows Conservancy


Mountain Meadows is home to an abundance of wildlife, including the California Black Bear, Blacktail and Rocky Mountain Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope, Bobcat, Mountain Lion, Coyote, Beaver, River Otter, White-tailed Hare, and Western Gray, Douglas and Flying Squirrels. The Sierra Red Fox is among the endangered or threatened species found here. Species of special concern include the Snowshoe Hare and Badger. The watershed also contains habitats ideally suited for the rarely seen Pine Marten.

The Mountain Meadows watershed is home to

  • Badger
  • Beaver
  • Black Bear
  • Blacktail Deer
  • Bobcat
  • Cottontail Rabbit
  • Coyote
  • Douglas Squirrel
  • Flying Squirrel
  • Golden Marmot
  • Gray Squirrel
  • Jack Rabbit
  • Mice (various types)
  • Mountain Lion
  • Pine Marten
  • Pine Squirrel
  • Pronghorn Antelope
  • Raccoon
  • River Otter
  • Rocky Mountain Mule Deer
  • Sierra Red Fox
  • Skunk
  • Snowshoe Hare
  • Western Gray Squirrel
  • White-tailed Hare


Trout-fishing is excellent in the streams of the Mountain Meadows watershed. You’ll also find good fishing in the Reservoir if you like Bass or Catfish.

  • Black Bass (Northern Largemouth)
  • Bluegill
  • Brook Trout
  • Brown Trout
  • Catfish
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Sucker (red sided)