Gus Engeling WMA: Directions (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.


The Gus Engeling WMA is located about 85 miles southeast of Dallas in Anderson County. Take IH 45 in Dallas south 50 miles to Corsicana and connect to US 287. Go east on US 287 for about 35 miles (about one mile past Bethel). From the south, at Palestine, take US Hwy 287 northwest 21 miles.

Coordinates: N 31 54.446 W 95 54.145

Gus Engling Wildlife Management Area road map
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