Practice social distancing even when outdoors.

Please follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

WMA Operations Update.

Campgrounds at TPWD Wildlife Management Areas are closed to overnight camping. Winners of drawn hunts need to contact the hunt managers for further information.

See list of temporary closures and operations adjustments.


Playa Lakes, Taylor Lakes Unit: Directions

Phone: (806) 492-3405
Fax: (806) 492-3230
3036 FM 3256
Paducah, TX 79248

Contact: Matthew Poole

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


The Taylor Lakes Unit is located about 60 miles southeast of Amarillo and 50 miles northwest of Childress near the community of Lelia Lake. From Amarillo take US Hwy 287 to Clarendon. The WMA is approximately seven miles southeast of Clarendon on the south side of US 287.