The 576-acre Lake Marvin Unit, including a 63-acre lake, is part of the Black Kettle National Grasslands. Operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, birding, hiking, fishing, picnicking, and camping are available. There are two observation blinds for wildlife viewing. For hikers, old oilfield roads offer visitors cleared pathways for access to the entire area.
Gene Howe Wildlife Management Area & Lake Marvin/Black Kettle National Grasslands
Purchase of annual hunter permit or limited public user permit required.