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Pat Mayse: Camping (WMA)

Phone: (903) 905-2207

Contact: Simon Chavez

Dates Open: Open year round, except entire area closed for Special Permit hunts.


Camping Permitted
  • Users may not camp or build a fire anywhere other than in a designated campsite.
  • Users may not cause, create, or contribute to excessive or disturbing sounds beyond the person's immediate campsite between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Users may not establish a camp and leave it unattended for a period of longer than 24 hours.
  • Users must remove refuse from the area upon departing.
  • Cutting of firewood is prohibited.
  • No type of open fire is allowed during a burn ban. Strictly enforced, contact Lamar county officials at 903-737-2420 to determine if a ban is in effect.
  • Fallen branches may be used in campfires, however cutting of firewood is prohibited.
  • Reservations at the Pat Mayse West and Sanders Cove campgrounds call 1-877- 444-6777 or go to Recreation.gov