Contact Information

Benbrook Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Benbrook Lake Office

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

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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
17 NOV 2019
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
683.89 ft 694.00 ft 8 cfs .04 mph 285.00 deg
12.35 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 
Latest News and Updates

DUE TO LOW LAKE ELEVATION, ALL BOAT RAMPS ARE CLOSED

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Mustang Park will be closed on December 6, 7, and 8 for the annual Youth Hunt. During this time, enrty into Mustang Park and Bear Creek Campground will not be permitted. For more information, please contact the lake office.

The Fall Hunting Application period for the 2019/2020 hunting season is closed. See our Hunting Page for more information. A list of lottery winers can be found here.

PASSES:

America the Beautiful Passes are not issued directly from the Benbrook Lake Office: they are available at the entrance gatehouse at South Holiday Campground.

USACE Annual Passes are available in all parks.

Click here for directions and operating hours.

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

INFORMATION:

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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

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

EVENT PERMITS

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 (817) 292-2400 for more information. Click Here for an Activity Request form. Activity Request forms may be mailed to: US Army Corps of Engineers, 7001 Lakeside Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76132 or faxed to (817) 346-0021.

BURN BAN:

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.

CLOSURE REPORT:

The Bear Creek Fishing Access is closed until further notice due to flood damage.

The river trail in South Holiday Campground is closed due to flood damage and wet conditions. All other trails are now open.

 

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Fri Nov 15 2019 08:00:33 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
BENBROOK LAKE
BENBROOK LAKEHOLIDAY CAMPGROUNDPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK9/16/2019 7:25:48 AMRiver trail closed due to flood damage. All boat ramps are closed due to low lake elevation. All other facilities are open.
BENBROOK LAKEHOLIDAY DAY USE AREAPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK9/16/2019 7:26:24 AMAll boat ramps are closed due to low lake elevation. All other facilities are open.
BENBROOK LAKELONGHORNPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK8/24/2019 10:57:27 PMBoat ramp closed due to low lake elevation.
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG - BEAR CREEK CAMPGROUNDFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/21/2019 8:22:17 AMClosed for winter season. Will reopen on April 1, 2020. Bear Creek fishing access closed until further notice due to flood damage.
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG - MUSTANG POINT MULTIUSE AREAPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK9/30/2019 11:52:09 AMBoat ramps closed due to low lake elevation. All other facilities are open.
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG - WEST CREEK CIRCLEFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK8/24/2019 10:57:53 PM 
BENBROOK LAKEROCKY CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/1/2019 3:09:12 PMClosed for winter season. Will reopen on April 1, 2020.