Panhandle Check Stations

Mandatory CWD Sampling and Carcass Movement Restriction Zone in areas around Dalhart and Vega

Panhandle CWD Zone Location Description

That portion of the state lying within a line beginning at the New Mexico state line where U.S. 60 enters Texas; thence northeast along U.S. 60 to U.S. 87 in Randall County; thence south along U.S. 87 to S.H. 217 in Canyon; thence east along S.H. 217 to F.M. 1541; thence north along F.M. 1541 to Loop 335; thence east and north along Loop 335 to S.H. 136; thence northwest along S.H. 136 to N. Lakeside Dr.; thence north along N. Lakeside Dr. to E. Willow Creek Dr.; thence west along E. Willow Creek Dr. to Denton St.; thence north along Denton St. to E. Cherry; thence west along E. Cherry to N. Eastern St.; thence south along N. Eastern St. to E. Willow Creek Dr.; thence west along E. Willow Creek Dr. to U.S. 87; thence north along U.S. 87 to the City of Dumas; thence along the city limits of Dumas to U.S. 287 in Moore County; thence north along U.S. 287 to the Oklahoma state line.

Dalhart Check Station

Rita Blanca Lake Park (RV Campground) off of Lake Drive
(512) 803-5972

Coordinates: 36.0386489 -102.5053147

Vega Check Station

1403 Vega Blvd
Walnut RV Park, Business Loop of I-40
(512) 803-6158

Coordinates: 35.243253 -102.434296

Check Station Dates and Hours of Operation

Open Dates:

Nov 7 – 9
Nov 13 – 16
Nov 20 – 25
Nov 27 – Dec 7
Dec 11 – 14
Dec18 – 21
Dec 26 –28
Jan 1 – 4

Open Local Time:
9 a.m. — 7 p.m.

To have your animals sampled during dates the check stations are closed, please call the check station or (806) 420-0439.