Moore Plantation WMA

Phone: (936) 639-8620
8096 FM 2782
Nacogdoches, TX 75964

Contact: Cody Dunagan

Dates Open: Open year round.


The Moore Plantation Wildlife Management Area has 26,772 acres and is located in Sabine and Jasper Counties in the Pineywoods Ecological Region of southeast Texas. Moore Plantation WMA is managed under a cooperative agreement with the US Forest Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife and the adjacent land owners. The WMA is part of the Sabine National Forest and is mostly owned by the National Forest Service which is primarily responsible for timber management, threatened and endangered resources and controlled burning of the Area. Several threatened and endangered species are present on the WMA of which the most important is the red cockaded woodpecker.

Texas Parks and Wildlife is in charge of monitoring the wildlife equilibrium and recommending changes or modification of existing management practices for conservation and improvement of all resources to provide a balanced ecosystem. Fishing, trapping, and public hunting of white-tailed deer, feral hog, waterfowl, dove, other migratory game birds, squirrel, quail, rabbits, hares, predators, furbearers, and frogs is permitted under the auspices of the Public Hunting Lands Program. Other outdoor recreation opportunities available include wildlife viewing, camping, hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding.

Please Note
  • Bring your own drinking water.
  • Insect repellant is recommended for mosquitoes.
  • High heat and humidity in the summer should be taken into consideration when planning a visit.
  • There are no restroom facilities.
  • The WMA is not wheel-chair accessible.
  • Primitive camping is available.