Fort Supply WMA covers 5,462 acres of northwestern Woodward County. Located just west of Hwy. 270 (northwest of the city of Woodward), Fort Supply WMA is primarily river bottom with rolling sand hills located along the east side of the WMA.
Mixed grass prairie and sagebrush predominate on upland sites, which are interspersed with sand plum thickets. The river bottom consist of cottonwood, American elm, hackberry and eastern red cedar interspersed with sand plum thickets, salt cedar, roughleaf dogwood, buttonbush and mixed grassland. Wolf Creek runs through the entire length of the area until reaching Fort Supply Lake. The average annual precipitation for the area is about 20 inches.
From Woodward: 9 miles northwest on U.S. Hwy 270 / U.S. Hwy 183. West side of the highway.
- Pheasant: Present but rare.
- Quail: Bobwhite quail are usually present in good numbers but are highly sought after.
- Deer: White-tailed deer are present in fair numbers, mule deer are extremely rare.
- Turkey: Rio Grande wild turkeys are present in fair numbers but are highly sought after.
- Rabbit: Both cottontails and jackrabbits are present, however jackrabbits are rare.
- Furbearers: Coyote, bobcat and raccoon are available.
- Dove: Dove hunting opportunity is limited to upland areas.
- Waterfowl: Duck and goose hunting opportunities are available on Fort Supply Lake and on sloughs located south of the lake along Wolf Creek.
- Bald Eagle: A limited number of eagles winter at Fort Supply Lake.
Fort Supply WMA has 3 windmills, 2 solar powered water pump and 4 guzzlers to provide watering facilities for wildlife. Management practices include prescribed grazing of cattle, strip disking, strip mowing and prescribed burns. Management efforts focus on producing native wildlife foods such as ragweed, croton and sunflower. Approximately 120 acres of department managed agricultural food plots are planted annually throughout the WMA. An additional 258 acres of agricultural plots are planted annually in an agriculture lease program.
Eight designated primitive camping areas are offered on the area. The US Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Supply Lake offers campsites with facilities and RV hookups. The Corps of Engineers lake office can be reached at (580) 766-2701.
The town of Fort Supply offers fuel and food. Both lodging and restaurants are available in Woodward. The Woodward Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (580) 256-7411. A public gun range can be found on the south end of Fort Supply WMA. The US Army Corps of Engineers offers a public gun range located just to the north the Corps of Engineers office(2 miles south of the town of Fort Supply). Both ranges offer 50 and 100 yard shooting opportunity.
Features: 100-yard rifle range.
Coordinates: 36°26'57.55"N 99°34'52.49"W
Driving Directions: From Fort Supply, head west on US-270W/ US-412W/ Broadway for 3 miles to N1900 Rd. Travel south on N1900 Rd. Drive 9.7 miles to E0390 Rd. Turn back east on E0390 Rd. The rifle range will be 2.3 miles on your left.
Be sure to review Department-Managed Area Rules on shooting ranges before use.
Same As Statewide Seasons
Closed to all nonhunting activities, except hunter and angler camping, from Oct. 1 - Feb. 15.
Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.