Gus Engeling WMA: Directions (GEWMA)

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

Contact: Jeffrey Gunnels

Dates Open:
"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."
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.


The Gus Engeling WMA is located about 85 miles southeast of Dallas in Anderson County. Take IH 45 in Dallas south 50 miles to Corsicana and connect to US 287. Go east on US 287 for about 35 miles (about one mile past Bethel). From the south, at Palestine, take US Hwy 287 northwest 21 miles.

Coordinates: N 31 54.446 W 95 54.145

Gus Engling Wildlife Management Area road map
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