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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.


Black Gap WMA: Directions

Phone: (432) 376-2216
55 miles south of Marathon, 18mi down FM 2627
See maps and directions for specific location

Contact: Travis Smith

Dates Open: Open year round, except closed for Special Permit hunts. Contact the WMA for specific information.


Black Gap WMA Entrance

The Black Gap WMA is located in Brewster County on the Rio Grande River adjacent to Big Bend National Park. The entrance is located 55 miles south of Marathon on FM 2627.

Take 385 south from Marathon to FM 2627, turn left, BGWMA entrance will be approximately 18 miles on the left.

GPS Coordinates
N 29 28'06.0
W 102 50'34.3

Black Gap WMA Google Map

Black Gap WMA Road Map