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:
1-877-444-6777

LINKS

US Army Corps of Engineers Home Page.

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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
Benbrook Lake
7 DEC 2016
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
689.99 ft 694.00 ft 3 cfs .56 mph 51.00 deg
2.35 mph
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

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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

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: Most of the park is now open. Swim beach and southern ramp remain closed for repairs.
  • South Holiday: All ramps are open, but courtesy docks are closed for repairs.
  • Bear Creek Park: All sites and 1 boatramp are now open.
  • Mustang Park: Swim beach is closed for repairs. All other areas are open.
  • Rocky Creek: Day Use area is now open, but courtesy dock is closed for repairs. The campground will remain closed through the winter for repairs.
  • Westcreek Circle: Closed - Walk-in day use and special events only.
  • 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: The West Trail from Dutch Branch to South Holiday Parks is open. The Rocky Creek Trail from the trailhead north is open. The River Trail from South Holiday to Westcreek Circle is closed for repairs.

For information on District-wide closures, click here.