Gus Engeling WMA: Driving (GEWMA)

Phone: (903) 928-2251
16149 North US Hwy 287
Tennessee Colony, TX 75861

Contact: Jeffrey Gunnels

Dates Open:

The Gus Engeling WMA is now open with limited access. Use caution as road and bridge damage exists from recent flood events.

Open except for drawn hunts in fall and winter. Please call ahead when planning to visit during hunting season.


The Gus Engeling WMA will be hosting 4 free habitat management workshops this summer. Topics will include prescribed fire, hardwood timber management, strip disking and other mechanical treatments, harvest management, grazing management and herbicide application. More information about the workshops.

Fri, May 6
Fri, June 3
Fri, July 1
Fri, August 5


Daily On-site registration

is required of all public users. General public access to the area is during daylight hours through designated legal entry points only and by APH or LPU Permits.

Please note that the Gus Engeling WMA is CLOSED on dates posted above.

Registration is required.


Driving Tour Permitted

The driving tour allows visitors to view the results of habitat restoration in the Post Oak Savannah and ends at the Small Acreage Demonstration Area (SADA). The SADA site is an example of what landowners can accomplish on a smaller scale using tools and equipment more readily available to them. Contact the WMA office for directions to this area.

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