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.


Justin Hurst: Directions (WMA)

Phone: (979) 233-8729

Contact: Owen Best

Dates Open:

Jones Creek and Live Oak Nature Loops are open year round. Portions of the Justin Hurst WMA are open for Special Permit hunts and scheduled tours. Contact the Assistant Area Manager for specific dates.


The Justin Hurst WMA has two entrances and is located south of Houston, about 60 miles. From Houston, take SH 288 south to FM 2004, about 5 miles. Then turn south on SH 36 west for 5 miles to Jones Creek where the WMA Main Unit entrance is located on the south side of town. The headquarters is 1.2 miles south.

The North Stringfellow Unit (Dove Area) is 4 miles further on SH 36 just before the Brazos River Bridge.

Peach Point WMA road map.
Justin Hurst WMA road map

Additional Maps

Location Maps

Open the following kmz files with GIS-compatible software such as Google Earth, ESRI ArcGIS, etc.

Location Map PDFs