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Gene Howe WMA: Camping


Phone: (806) 323-8642

Contact: James B. Baker

Dates Open: Open year round, except entire area closed for special hunts

Registration is required.

Camping

Camping Permitted
  • Users may not camp or build a fire anywhere other than in a designated campsite.
  • Users may not cause, create, or contribute to excessive or disturbing sounds beyond the person's immediate campsite between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Users may not establish a camp and leave it unattended for a period of longer than 24 hours.
  • Users must remove refuse from the area upon departing.
  • Cutting of firewood is prohibited.
Camping is allowed anytime the area is not closed for Special Permit hunts. Campers must have a permit. The Camping areas are primitive with only fire rings and composting restroom facilities. Bring your own drinking water.

A grove of soapberry trees on the Gene Howe WMA.