About the Wildlife Management AreaAlazan Bayou Wildlife Management Area covers 2,063 acres in the "Piney Woods" of East Texas, near the Angelina River in Nacogdoches County.
Activities include: primitive tent camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and hunting. Campers must pack in their own drinking water -- potable water, restrooms and other facilities are not available. Horseback riding is limited to September 1 through September 26 and March 16 through August 31 annually. Equestrian travel is at riders' discretion; trails are not designated in the Area.
Birding, nature study and wildlife observation opportunities are available. A wildlife observation area is located on the west side of the marsh at the end of the roadway. Wildlife includes white-tailed deer, wild turkey, Eastern cottontail, feral hog and Eastern fox squirrel.
LocationLocated 140 miles north of Houston, and 6 miles south of Nacogdoches. From Highway 59 near Nacogdoches, take FM 2782 west for 1 mile to the entrance station. Three entrances to the WMA area located on FM 2782.
The nearest major Texas cities are: Dallas, Houston
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Coordinates for GPS Users:31.48277° Latitude -94.75156° Longitude (WGS84/NAD83; decimal degrees)
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HoursOpen 7 days a week year-round.
FeesThere is no entrance fee for the park. Registration is required.
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Official Contact InformationThe Wildlife Management Area is managed by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Alazan Bayou Wildlife Management Area
1805 E. Lufkin
Lufkin, TX 75901