Contact Information

Bardwell Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Bardwell Lake Office
4000 Observation Dr.
Ennis, Texas 75119

 

Hours: M-F 7:30am - 4 pm
Phone:  (972) 875-5711
Fax:  (972) 875-9711

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

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Welcome to Bardwell Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Bardwell Lake, located in Ennis, Texas. Our mission: to provide flood damage reduction to the Ellis County area, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.


Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information
Bardwell Lake
28 JUL 2014
Current Elevation Normal ElevationCurrently Releasing
420.39 421.00 0 cfs
Reservoir Control Section
Latest News and Updates and Event Cancellations

 

 

Beginning 1 January 2013, a new Area Use Fee was implemented for all parks at Bardwell Lake.  This Area Use Fee is $4.00 per vehicle and will cover the use of any of the following facilities/amenities:  Boat Ramps, Picnic Sites, Swim Beaches, Showers, Multi-Use Trails, Dump Station, and Fishing in the parks.  The Marina located in High View Park will still have a separate charge for use of their facilities.  Visitors to campers will continue to be free of charge, restrictions and limitations apply.  For questions or additional information, please contact the Bardwell Lake Office Monday – Friday, 07:30 – 4:00, (972)875-5711.  All use fee information for Fort Worth District lakes is posted on the district website at:http://www.swf.usace.army.mil/About/LakesandRecreationInformation.aspx

 

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The Recreation.gov website has an entirely new look with features including simplified search capabilities, enhanced content and streamlined Google maps.  Visitors to the website can now do much more than make reservations for camping, tours and tickets at federal facilities.  The Corps has almost 30,000 reservable campsites in Recreation.gov and there is a wealth of information about Corps water resources projects.  More details on the new features added to the Recreation.gov website may be found under the “New Look! New Features!” Tab located at the top right hand corner of Recreation.gov home page.  We hope you take some time to explore the new Recreation.gov website, and better yet, we hope you find some great new places to get out and Explore Your America!  http://www.recreation.gov

 

 

Zebra mussels recently found at Lakes Texoma, Ray Roberts and Lewisville. Click here for more information from Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Bardwell Lake

For current facility closure information click here.

A permit is required for events or activities occurring in the parks or on the lake, including but not limited to bounce houses, water slides, weddings, tournaments, bands, DJs, church functions, etc. Swimming pools of any size are not allowed. Contact Lake Office at 972-875-5711 for more information. Click here for an Activity Request form. Activity Request forms may be mailed to: US Army Corps of Engineers, 4000 Observation Dr. Ennis, TX 75119 or faxed to (972) 875-9711.

Bardwell Lake is looking for Volunteers in several of our Parks. Click here for more information about Volunteering at Bardwell Lake. For more information about applying for Volunteer positions click here

For camping reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov

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This site last updated on December 10, 2013