Gus Engeling WMA: Wildlife Viewing (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.

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.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing Permitted

Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas.

The Gus Engeling WMA has a rich variety of wildlife. Currently 38 mammals, 172 birds, 68 reptiles and amphibians, 58 fishes, and over 1100 plant species have been documented. There's no guarantee, but the observant visitor may see white-tailed deer, gray squirrels, fox squirrels, raccoons, beavers, wood ducks or pileated woodpeckers just to name a few.

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