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Cross Timbers

Hunting Contact: (405) 823-9038

Game Warden: (580) 276-7193

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Cross Timbers WMA is 10300 acres in Love county located 15 miles west of Marietta of Highway 32. The habitat is a mix of oaks, hickory, and mid-tall native prairie grasses. There are some improved pastures.

Driving Directions: 

From Wilson – 9 miles south on State Hwy 76.

From Marietta – 15 miles west on State Hwy 32.

Game Species of Interest:

  • Quail: Bobwhite quail are present
  • Deer: Whitetail deer are present
  • Turkey: Rio Grande turkeys are present
  • Rabbit and Squirrel: Cottontail rabbits and fox squirrel are present
  • Furbearers: Raccoon, Bobcat, Coyote, and others are present
  • Dove: Mourning dove availability will increase with future management
  • Waterfowl: Waterfowl habitat is presently limited to stock ponds

Nongame Species of Interest: 

Description of Fish and Wildlife Management Practices: 

Habitat will be managed with fire, strip disking, brush hogging, and cattle grazing

Fishing Opportunities: 

While there are many stock ponds on the area none are reliable water sources.

Camping and User Facilities: 

One camping ground will be built. Very little road access is planned. Parking areas will be spaced evenly around the perimeter of the area

Maps:

Cross Timbers WMA Map