Gus Engeling WMA: Equestrian (GEWMA)


Phone: (903) 928-2251
Address:
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.

Events

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.

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

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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.

Equestrian

Horsing Around Permitted
  • While in designated campsites, horses should be kept haltered on a lead or in a pen area authorized by department personnel.
  • All horses must be certified to be free of Equine Infectious Anemia. Horse owners/riders must carry such certification (negative Coggins Test results) during their stay and present such documentation upon request.

Use of horses is prohibited other than by written permission of the area manager in advance. Call (903) 928-2251.

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