Sandhills WMA consists of 5,212 acres in southeastern Woods County. The WMA lies on the north side of the Cimarron River between the towns of Cleo Springs and Waynoka. The area is primarily rolling sandhills with around 1,500 acres of river bottom.
The sandhills are dominated by mixed grass prairie interspersed with sagebrush, eastern red cedar, sand plums, hackberry, chittamwood, and soapberry. The river bottom is primarily native rangeland with scattered cottonwoods, sand plum, eastern red cedar and other patches of woody species.
From Waynoka - Turn off Hwy 281 east onto Ash Street (CR 300) and stay on blacktop for 18 miles to road N450, turn south 4.8 miles.
From Aline - 11 miles west on Aline blacktop to road N450, turn south 4.8 miles
- Quail – Bobwhite quail are present in fair numbers
- Pheasant – Present but in low numbers
- Deer – Whitetailed deer are present in fair to good numbers
- Turkey – Rio Grande wild turkeys are present in fair numbers
- Rabbit – Cottontails are present in fair numbers, jackrabbits low numbers
- Furbearers – Coyote, bobcat, raccoon are available
- Dove – Mourning dove are present in fair numbers
- Waterfowl – Duck and goose hunting is limited to the Cimarron River
Management activities focus on prescribed burning, grazing, and mechanical control of eastern red cedar. There are also 9 solar water wells for wildlife water. There are no agricultural fields or food plots on the area.
A designated primitive camping area is available on the main road approximately 0.25 miles from the entrance to the WMA. Developed campgrounds with RV hookups are available at Little Sahara State Park south of Waynoka.
Fishing opportunities are limited to the Cimarron River. There are no permanent ponds on the WMA capable of sustaining a reliable fishery.
Lakes on area:
Same As Statewide Seasons
Hunter and angler camping is allowed in designated areas.
Little Sahara State Park
Waynoka Chamber of Commerce
Alva Chamber of Commerce
Fairview Chamber of Commerce