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.
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
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