Panhandle Check Stations

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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
36.0386489 -102.5053147

(512) 803‑5972

Vega Check Station

1403 Vega Blvd (Business Loop of I-40)
Walnut RV Park
35.243446, -102.434044

(512) 803‑6158

Panhandle Check Station Dates & Hours

Nov 5 - Nov 7, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Nov 11 - Nov 14, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Nov 23, 2022:
9 am - 1 pm
Nov 25 - Dec 5, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Dec 9 - Dec 12, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Dec 16 - Dec 19, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Dec 23, 2022:
9 am - 7 pm
Dec 24, 2022:
9 am - 1 pm
Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023:
9 am - 7 pm

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