Candy Cain Abshier WMA: Rules

Phone: (409) 736-2551
10 Parks & Wildlife Dr.
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Contact: Michael Rezsutek

Dates Open: Open April 1, 2009 See: Executive Order No. 2 of 2009 Reopening Candy Abshier Wildlife Management Area

General Access

Daily admintance is permitted to the penensula where Smith Point and the WMA are located. The Area projects into the bay area dividing the Trinity and Galveston Bays from East Bay on the south. A visitors parking area is located at the tower. Mowed paths through the live oak stand and across the prairie provide access to interior locations for a close up view of wildlife and habitat.

Permits Required

Visitors 17 years of age and older must possess an Annual Public Hunting Permit (APH), Limited Public Use Permit (LPU) or Texas Conservation Passport (TCP).