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.

Recreation Opportnities with the US Army Corps of Enginners

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Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Mon Jun 26 2017 14:19:42 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)

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
24 SEP 2017
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
693.05 ft 694.00 ft 3 cfs 8.52 mph 162.00 deg
15.23 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 
Latest News and Updates

 

Hunting Applications for the 2017-2018 season have closed. Please see the hunting page for more information.

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

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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.

CLOSURE REPORT:

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
BENBROOK LAKE
BENBROOK LAKEHOLIDAY CAMPGROUNDPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/26/2017 1:47:36 PM2 boatramps are closed due to low water. The main ramp is open.
BENBROOK LAKEHOLIDAY DAY USE AREAPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/26/2017 1:48:07 PMTwo ramps are closed. The first ramp is open. Beach is now open.
BENBROOK LAKELONGHORNFULLY OPENNONEPARK6/26/2017 1:48:17 PM 
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG - BEAR CREEK CAMPGROUNDPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/26/2017 1:48:45 PMOne ramps are closed due to low water. The ramp on the north end of the park is open.
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG - MUSTANG POINT MULTIUSE AREAPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK4/5/2017 9:58:54 AMFirst ramp is closed. Ramp at the point is open.
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG - WEST CREEK CIRCLEPARTIALLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK3/9/2017 12:02:38 PMThis area is available for walk-in day use activities only. Overnight camping is available by special event permit only.
BENBROOK LAKEROCKY CREEKPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/26/2017 1:49:12 PMCampground is available for special events only. Boat ramp and day use area is open.