Contact Information

Benbrook Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Benbrook Lake Office
PO Box 26619
Fort Worth, Texas 76126


Physical Address:

7001 Lakeside Drive

Fort Worth, Texas 76132


For General Questions:

Email Address


Hours: M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
Phone:  (817) 292-2400
Fax:  (817) 346-0021

Camping Reservations:


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Welcome to Benbrook Lake

Camping, fishing, hunting, boating, and hiking are just the beginning of the activities available in the parks and other public lands of Benbrook Lake.

Use the navigation menu on the left to see all the great information on the site, or scroll down for important current information.

General information about the lake can be found by clicking here.

The 'bubblers' near the dam are at this time the responsibility of the Tarrant Regional Water District, the agency that installed them originally. Please call TRWD at 817-626-2888 with any questions.
Sunset at the Lake with  outlet works tower in foreground


Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information

Benbrook Lake
28 MAY 2016
Current Elevation Normal ElevationCurrently Releasing
695.56 694.00 111 cfs
Reservoir Control Section    

Latest News and Updates

Day Use Fees Have Increased Nation-Wide, Effective January 1, 2016:

  • Per Car for General Day Use and Boat Launching: $5.00
  • Per Person Walk-in and Bike-in for Day Use: $2.00
  • Annual Pass: $40.00

We are now looking for Contract Gate Attendants to start April 1. Please click here for information, announcement, and bidding instructions.

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The 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 and there is a wealth of information about Corps water resources projects.  More details on the new features added to the website may be found under the “New Look! New Features!” Tab located at the top right hand corner of home page.  We hope you take some time to explore the new website, and better yet, we hope you find some great new places to get out and Explore Your America!

During any burn ban for Tarrant County, set by the County Fire Marshal, open fires are not allowed in cookers and firerings. Charcoal and gas grills may be used, but only if they can be immediately covered to extinguish the fire. Current Burn Ban information can be found at here.

According to the Texas Transportation Code, Golf Carts are not allowed to be operated on Public Roadways at Corps of Engineers Projects.

Beginning 1 Oct 2012, annual passes will no longer be issued from the Benbrook Lake Office; they will be available from entrance gatehouses in all parks - Holiday Park, Bear Creek (when open Apr-Sep) Mustang Park and Rocky Creek Park. Click here for directions.

Facility Closure Report:

Below is the latest park status update:
  • Longhorn: Open.
  • North Holiday: One ramp is open. Swim beach, and several lower roads are closed.
  • South Holiday: Several lower sites are closed. Two ramps are open, but courtesy docks are closed. You will be notified if your reservation is impacted.
  • Bear Creek Park: One ramp is open. Some lower sites are closed. You will be notified if your reservation is impacted.
  • Mustang Park: Main section of park and both ramps are open. Swim beach and peninsula area are closed.
  • Rocky Creek: Entire park is closed.
  • Westcreek Circle: Closed.
  • Marinas: For the status of the Benbrook Marina in Dutch Branch Park, please contact the marina directly at 817-249-1173. The marina in Rocky Creek Park is no longer in business; the marina area is closed to vehicles at this time.
  • Horse Trails: All trails are closed.

For information on District-wide closures, click here.


This site last updated on February 16, 2016