Grady County Wildlife Management Area
By: Rex Umber, Senior Biologist at Grady County and Lexington WMA’s. Phone 405-527-6476
Driving Directions: From Rush Springs – 4½ miles east on Cox City Rd (E1540).
The Grady County Wildlife Management Area encompasses 1,036 acres located about 4 ½ miles east of Rush Springs, Oklahoma in Grady County. This WMA is about equally divided between two non-contiguous tracts with an additional 33 acre non-contiguous tract located between the other two. The area is characterized by open uplands bisected by wooded draws and creeks typical of the interspersed postoak-blackjack oak and tall grass prairie habitat types.
Game Species of Interest:
Quail: Present but in low numbers
Turkey: Rio Grande turkey are transient through the area.
Deer: White-tailed deer inhabit the area.
Rabbit: Cottontail rabbits inhabit the area.
Furbearers: Coyote, bobcat, raccoon and other common furbearers inhabit the area.
Dove: Some local doves are occasionally present.
Waterfowl: Various species of waterfowl may occasionally utilize the small ponds located on the wma.
Description of Fish and Wildlife Management Practices:
Prescribed fire and periodic grazing may be utilized to enhance wildlife
Camping and Facilities: N/A
Fishing Opportunities: Limited fishing opportunity exists. Most ponds located on the wma are small enough to cast a lure clear across.
Grady County WMA Map - best general purpose map, pdf format (8.5x11)