Night Vision Laws in California
Q: Is it legal to use Night Vision or Digital Night Vision scopes in the state of California?
A: Digital night vision technology is legal in the State of California, however, there are some restrictions that are important to note. It is illegal to use, or even have in your possession, any kind of infrared equipment while hunting. The night vision equipment can not use circuitry that amplifies any kind of light.
If you have any further questions or need more specific guidance, you can consult the California DNR at (916) 653-5656.