Gus Engeling WMA: Wildlife Viewing (GEWMA)


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

Contact: Jeffrey Gunnels

Dates Open:
The Gus Engeling WMA is OPEN except for the following dates:
Sept. 20-21, 26-30
Oct. 20- Nov. 23
Dec. 15-19
Jan. 5-9, 19-23, 28-30
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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 posted above.

Registration is required.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing Permitted

Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas.

The Gus Engeling WMA has a rich variety of wildlife. Currently 38 mammals, 172 birds, 68 reptiles and amphibians, 58 fishes, and over 1100 plant species have been documented. There's no guarantee, but the observant visitor may see white-tailed deer, gray squirrels, fox squirrels, raccoons, beavers, wood ducks or pileated woodpeckers just to name a few.

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