Gus Engeling WMA: Hiking (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.

Dates Closed

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.

Registration is required.


Hiking Permitted

Hiking is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas. Since potable water is not available on many of the Wildlife Management Areas, it is a good idea to bring plenty of drinking water.

A nature trail, worn paths, and dirt roads crisscross the area and provide visitors a way to view wildlife and natural habitat. Hiking is limited to designated non-hunting areas and only when hunting season is over. Drinking water, insect repellent and sunscreen are recommended.

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