Gus Engeling WMA: Equestrian (GEWMA)


Phone: (903) 928-2251
Address:
16149 North US Hwy 287
Tennessee Colony, TX 75861

Contact: Jeffrey Gunnels

Dates Open:
NOTE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ORDER NO. 014-002 (PDF)
"Due to planned Eastern Turkey research efforts on Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area (Unit #754), the Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ORDERS the Feral Hog and Squirrel, Rabbits and Hares hunts by Annual Public Hunting Permit scheduled for the March 1-April 30 and May 1-31, 2014 cancelled."
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Sept. 1-27
Oct. 5-25
Nov. 25-Dec. 1
Dec. 10-15, 21
Jan. 5, 11-19, 25-26
June 1-Aug. 31.
Daily On-site registration is required of all public users. General public access to the area is during daylight hours through designated legal entry points only and by APH or LPU Permits.

Please note that the Gus Engeling WMA is CLOSED on dates not posted above.

Registration is required.

Equestrian

Horsing Around Permitted
  • While in designated campsites, horses should be kept haltered on a lead or in a pen area authorized by department personnel.
  • All horses must be certified to be free of Equine Infectious Anemia. Horse owners/riders must carry such certification (negative Coggins Test results) during their stay and present such documentation upon request.

Use of horses is prohibited other than by written permission of the area manager in advance. Call (903) 928-2251.

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