Trans-Pecos Check Stations

Mandatory CWD Sampling and Carcass Movement Restriction Zone in El Paso, Hudspeth, and parts of Culberson county

Trans-Pecos Mandatory CWD Sampling and Carcass Movement Restriction Zone

That portion of the state lying within a line beginning where U.S. 285 enters from the State of New Mexico in Reeves County; thence southeast along U.S. 285 to R.M. 652; thence west along R.M. 652 to Rustler Springs Rd./FM 3541 in Culberson County; thence south along Rustler Springs Rd./F.M. 3541 to F.M. 2185; thence south along F.M. 2185 to Nevel Road; thence west along Nevel Road to County Road 501; thence south along County Road 501 to Weatherby Road; thence south along Weatherby Road to F.M. 2185; thence southwest along to F.M. 2185 to S.H. 54; thence south on S.H. 54 to U.S. 90; thence south along U.S. 90 to the Culberson County line; thence southwest along the Culberson County line to the Rio Grande; thence northwest along the Rio Grande to the Texas-New Mexico border.

Van Horn Check Station

(512) 221-8491
Van Horn Convention Center, 1801 West Broadway Street

Coordinates: 31.037440, -104.852833

East US 62/180 Check Station

(512) 803-6498
Pine Springs TXDOT Rest Area, US 62/180 - Eastbound
approximately 7 miles from Texas/New Mexico state line

Coordinates: 31.960389 -104.680334

Hueco Mountains

(512) 803-5822
Located at northern Hudspeth County Sheriff Substation on north side of US 62/180. Approximately 0.15 miles east of
Hueco Ranch Road and 3.2 miles west of Border Patrol checkpoint.

Coordinates: 31.839343 -105.969485

Check Station Dates and Hours of Operation

Open during the general mule deer season:

Nov 29 — Dec 15
9 a.m. — 7 p.m., local time
Monday, Dec 16
9 a.m. — 3 p.m., local time

Hunters who harvest deer, elk, or other CWD susceptible species in special archery seasons and extended MLDP seasons should contact TPWD at (512) 221-8491.