Cross Timbers

Area Photograph: 
Area Description: 

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

Non-Game Species of Interest: Many species of songbirds inhabit the area.

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


Cross Timbers WMA Map

Regulations: Seasons on public lands section of hunting regulations