Facility Closure Report

 

This report last updated on June 27, 2016

 

The following facilities are closed due to flooding conditions/damages, seasonal closures, maintenance and construction activities, low lake levels, etc:

 

Lake Closure Information
Aquilla

Hackberry Creek boat ramp is closed.
Dairy Hill boat ramp is open.
Old School boat ramp is open.
Outlet Works/Fishing is open.
1534 Access Point has reopened.

Bardwell

The following areas are closed:

High View park  -Day use picnic area and swim beach

Little Mustang Creek Park - closed due to high water.

Mott Park - Day use picnic area and swim beach

Waxahachie Creek Park - Day use picnic area and sites #72 - #89

Multi-Use Trails

We have no courtesy docks at any boat ramps
Belton

Construction Closures: None

Flood Closures:

Arrowhead Point Park: Closed.
Sparta Valley Park:  Closed indefinitely
Belton Lakeview Park (Frank’s):  Ramp open.
Cedar Ridge Park: Ramp near marina opened, sites17-40, shelters S01-S08 closed through 31 August.
Leona Park:  Closed.
Temple Lake Park: Closed; pavilion closed through 31August.
Westcliff Park: Ramp and camping closed through 31 August.
White Flint Park: Ramp and camping closed through 31 August.
Winkler Park: Closed through the 31 August.
Rogerís Park: Closed
Iron Bridge Park: Closed.
McGregor Park: Closed
Owl Creek Park: Closed
Horseshoe Bend: Closed
Live Oak Park: Boat ramp closed

SEASONAL/WINTER CLOSURES:

Belton Lakeview Park -

- Boat Ramp Open
- Overlook Pavilion (Open via *LAP annually from 10/1 thru 3/1)
- Day Use Area (Closed annually from 10/1 thru 3/1)

Cedar Ridge Park -

- Boat Ramp (Open)
- Sunset & Coveside Pavilion Campsite (Open via *LAP annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
- Turkey Roost Group Campsite (Open via *LAP annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
- Camping sites 41-68 (Overflow)
- Camping sites 1-40 (Open)

Live Oak Ridge Park -

- Boat Ramp (Open to Campers)
- Camping sites 23-32, 39-48 (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)

Temple's Lake Park -

North Boat Ramp Open
Swim Beach and Day Use Area (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
South Boat Ramp (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
Temple Lake Pavilion (Open via LAP* annually from 10/1 – 3/1)

Westcliff Park –

Boat Ramp (Open)
Swim Beach and Day Use Area (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
Camping(Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)

LAP*- Lake Activity Permit, requested through USACE Belton/Stillhouse Hollow office at (254) 939-2461. Persons will be able to walk in and use shoreline but no contractor to clean Persons will be able to walk in and use shoreline but no contractor to clean.

Full Winter Park Closures(from 10/1 – 3/1):

Owl Creek Park
Winkler Park
White Flint Park
Sparta Valley - Closed indefinitely due to the flood

 

Benbrook

*     Longhorn: Ramp is closed due to flooding.
*     North Holiday: All ramps, swim beach, and several lower roads are closed.
*     South Holiday: All ramps and several lower sites are closed. You will be notified if your reservation is impacted. Park is closed to walk-in traffic at this time - you must have a reservation.
*     Bear Creek Park: Several lower sites are closed. You will be notified if your reservation is impacted. Park is closed to walk-in traffic at this time - you must have a reservation.
*     Mustang Park: 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.
*    Rocky Creek: Entire park is closed..
*    Westcreek Circle: Closed.
*    Horse Trails: All horse trails are closed.

Canyon

Closed Facilities on Canyon Lake:
Boat Ramps #10, 17, 20, and 21
Little Jacob's Creek Park
Potters Creek Crappie Dock
Cranes Mill Crappie Dock
Cranes Mill Tent Section


Potters Creek sites 4 - 24 in loop 1 opened.
Rest of Potters Creek Park (damage from 2015 flood)

– All Parks are open April 1-September 30.  Canyon Park, Potters Creek Park, and Cranes Mill Park operate from 8 am to 10 pm for camping 7 days a week. North Park is closed Monday thru Thursday and open only on weekend from 9am to 10pm Friday and Saturday, and 9am to 2pm Sunday. 

– Each December, some parks will be used for seasonal wildlife management practices. Check with the lake office for the current dates and closure information of which park will be closed.

-Due to safety concerns, Cranes Mill Fishing pier will open and close throughout the year when the water level drops below 900 feet.  It opens once the level is safely above the 900 foot mark.

–Hancock Trail is subject to closure depending upon current weather conditions. When it has been raining and the parking area is muddy, the trail will be closed and gated.

Cooper Stilling Basin Access Area is open.

Georgetown

FLOOD CLOSURES:

Cedar Breaks Park: Courtesy Dock and Fishing Docks (day use and camping area)

Jim Hogg Park: Courtesy Dock and Fishing Dock

Overlook: Fishing pier

Russell Park:Courtesy Dock and Swim Beach.

Tejas Park:The facilities are all open but only accessible via CR 258 from Ronald Reagan Blvd.

SEASONAL/WINTER CLOSURES:
Cedar Breaks Park:
-Sites 36-60 are closed annually from 11/1 – 3/1

Jim Hogg Park:
-Sites 79-148, S080, S122, S132, D092, D102, D110, D140 are closed annually from 11/1 – 3/1

Russell Park:
-Sites 9-13, 20-27 & GS4, GS5 closed annually from 11/1 – 3/1

-The day use area (picnic area, beach area) is closed annually form 11/1 - 3/1

-During the open season, the group shelters are only available Friday thru Sunday and Summer Holidays.  Customers must call the office to rent during the week.

Tejas Park:

-Sites 1-6 Closed Annually from 11/1 – 3/1
Granger

FLOOD CLOSURES:
Taylor Park: Boat ramp and Courtesy Dock.

Willis Creek: Courtesy Dock.

Friendship Park: Day Use Area and Swim Beach.

Wilson H. Fox Park: Courtesy Dock, Fishing Dock, and Swim Beach.

SEASONAL/WINTER CLOSURES:
Friendship Park:
-Group Shelter Site # 1 is closed annually from 10/1 – 3/31 (We do allow scouts to use the facility in exchange for a service project. These reservations are done at the lake office only by calling 512/859-2668.) During the open season, the group shelter is also only available Friday thru Sunday and Summer Holidays.  Customers must call the office to rent during the week.)

-The day use area (picnic area, beach)is closed annually from 10/1 - End of February.  From 3/1 through 9/30 The day use area is only open Fridays through Sundays and Holidays.

Taylor Park:
-Sites 1-48 are closed annually from 10/1 – 3/31
-The picnic area is closed annually from 10/1 – 3/31
 
Wilson H. Fox Park:
-The day use area (picnic area, group shelter, beach and W. Boat ramp) is closed annually from 10/1 – End of February

-During the open season, the group shelter is also only available Friday thru Sunday and Summer Holidays.  Customers must call the lake office to rent during the week.

Willis Creek Park:

-During the open season, the group shelter is also only available Friday thru Sunday and Summer Holidays.  Customers must call the lake office to rent during the week.

Grapevine
All ramps except Silver Lake boat ramp and Murrell Park High Water boat ramp are closed due to high water.
Hords Creek

Designated swim beaches are closed.

Boat ramps in Lakeside Park are closed with the exception of boat ramp 2 near site 13.

Flatrock Park is closed.

Joe Pool

Cedar Hill State Park has reopened with limited sites.

Lynn Creek Park is closed .

Britton Park is closed.

Several sites in Loyd Park and Cedar Hill State Park are closed.

 

Lake O the Pines

Alley Creek Campground - call park gate house for details 903-755-2637
                Tent Area 1 - closed.
                RV Area 1 - partial closures
                RV Area 2 -partial closures
                Swim beach - closed
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Alley Creek Day Use - open
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Brushy Creek Campground - call park gate house for details 903-777-3491
               Tent Area 1 and 2 partial closures
               Swim beach closed

Brushy Creek Day Use - Swim Beach Closed due to flooding.

Buckhorn Creek Campground - call park gate house for details 903-665-8261
               Tent Area 1 - partial closures
                Tent Area 2 - partial closures
                RV Area 1 - partial closures
                RV Area 2 - partial closures
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Copeland Creek Boat Ramp - Parking lot partially closed.

 Hurricane Creek - open

Johnson Creek Campground - call park gate house for details 903-755-2435
                RV Area 2 -partial closures
                RV Area 3 -partial closures
                RV Area 4 - partial closures
                Tent Area 1 - partial closures
                Tent Area 2 - partial closures
                Swim beach - closed

Johnson Creek Day Use Area
                Swim beach - closed
                Fishing Pier - closed

Lakeside Day Use Area
                Swim beach - closed
                Back Areas - closed
                All other facilities - open

Lone Star Boat Ramp - open

Mims Chapel Boat Ramp -open

Pine Hill Boat Ramp - open                

Oak Valley Boat Ramp - closed

Overlook Boat Ramp - open

Lavon Lake

Little Ridge Day Use is closed.

East Fork Day Use and boat ramp are closed.

Avalon Park and boat ramp are closed.

Mallard Day Use is closed.

Pebble Beach Park is closed.

Lakeland Park and boat ramp are closed.

Elm Creek Park and boat ramp are closed.

Caddo Park and boat ramp are closed.

Clearlake Day Use is closed.

 

Lewisville Lake

Hickory Creek Park - Closed due to high water.

Westlake Park – Closed due to high water.

Oakland Park – closed until further notice due to flood damage.

Big Sandy Access –Closed due to high water.

Doe Branch Access – Open.

Lewisville Lake Park, Tower Bay Access and LLELA – Contact city of Lewisville

Copperas Branch Park – Temporally Closed for I-35E expansion

Pilot Knoll Park – Contact city of Highland Village

Harbor Lane Access, Sycamore Bend Park, Point Vista Access and Arrowhead Park – Contact City of Hickory Creek

Willow Grove Park – Contact city of Lake Dallas

Oak Point Access – Contact city of Oak Point

Little Elm Park and Cottonwood Park – Contact city of Little Elm

Stewart Creek Park and Eastvale Access- Contact city of The Colony

Hidden Cove Park – Contact Hidden Cove Marina

East Hill Park – Contact Pier 121 Marina

Hwy 380 Greenbelt Access – Contact Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

O.C. Fisher

Boat ramps at Lakeview Park and Red Arroyo are open. All other ramps are unusable due to low lake levels. All other facilities open.

Navarro Mills

Brushie Prairie Park closed due to current flood.

Oak Park:
12 sites in Oak Park are closed due to hazardous trees (trees killed from flood last year) and current flood.
Boat ramp, courtesy dock, and fishing pier closed due to current flood.
Oak - Group Shelter closed due to hazardous trees, playground closed - flood damages, swim beach closed - current flood.

Liberty Hill:
Liberty Hill swim beach closed - current flood
1 boat ramp closed due to flood
Fishing pier and both courtesy docks closed due to flood damage and/or current flood
10 sites closed due to hazardous trees and/or current flood
Group Shelter closed due to current flood

Wolf Creek:
Wolf Creek group shelter closed - flood damage
Bathrooms #4, #5, and #6 closed due to flood damages, sites 36, 42-77 closed due to flood damages (37 sites)

Pecan Point: Closed due to flood damages

Oak Park Day Use: Closed due to flood damages

 

Proctor
  • All Boat Ramps,and day use areas are closed.
  • COPPERAS CREEK PARK: Closed.
  • SOWELL CREEK: Closed.
  • PROMONTORY PARK: Closed
  • HIGH POINT PARK: Park is closed. Day-use equestrian trail parking allowed at the main entrance.


Ray Roberts

For all ramps and access points- contact Texas Parks and Wildlife

Sam Rayburn

EBENEZER PARK - Swim beach closed due to flooding.

HANKS CREEK -  Closed due to flooding.

HANKS CREEK DAY USE -  Closed due to flooding.

MARION FERRY PARK- Closed due to high water.

MILL CREEK  -Sites closed: 9,11,32,41 through 29 June; 56-63,75-77 through 30 June); swim beach closed due to flooding.

MONTEREY BOAT RAMP† - Closedthrough 30 June.

RAYBURN PARK  - South boat ramp closed due to flood damage .

SAN AUGUSTINE  - Sites closed: 2,3,34,36,38,40-44 (closed through 29 June)swim beach closed due to flooding.

TWIN DIKES - Sites 18 and 20 closed due to flood damage.

Stillhouse Hollow

Construction Closures:

- None

Flood Closures

Dana Peak Park: Ramp closed, pavilion and camping sites closed through 31 July.
Union Grove Park: Ramp closed. Camping sites closed through 31 July.
Cedar Gap Park: Closed.
Stillhouse Park: Ramp closed, Island View’ Teardrop Pavilions & day use side of park closed through 31 July.
River’s Bend Park: Closed.

 

Seasonal/Winter Closures:

Dana Peak Park:

Sites 13-25, tent sites 01-08, RV Site 01-07 closed and no new reservations accepted through 31st of May

Union Grove Park:-Ramp open.
-Camping sites 15-37 (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
-Shelter 1-3 (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)

Stillhouse Park:
-Boat Ramp (Open)
-Island View Pavilion (Open via *LAP annually from 10/1 – 3/1)
-Swim Beach and Day Use Area (Closed annually from 10/1 – 3/1)

*LAP- Lake Activity Permit, requested online or through USACE Belton Lake Office at (254) 939-1829 or the Stillhouse Hollow Lake Office at (254) 939-2461.  Persons will be able to walk in and use shoreline but no contractor to clean.


Somerville

The following facilities are closed due to high water:

Yegua Creek Park - Closed.

Rocky Creek Park - Closed.

Big Creek Park - Closed.

Nails Creek State Park - Partially Closed.

Birch Creek State Park - Closed.

All boat ramps are closed.

The road through the uncontrolled spillway is closed.

Town Bluff Dam/B.A. Steinhagen Lake

Campers Cove closed.

Magnolia Ridge Park - open.

Sandy Creek Park - open..

Waco

Airport Beach Park is closed.  

Airport Park-
Boat Ramp is closed
 Campgrounds are closed  

Bosque Park is closed 

Dam Hike & Bike Access Points are closed  

Flat Rock is closed          

Reynolds Creek Park is closed

Lacy Point is closed        

Speegleville Park-
Campground is open
 Boat Ramp is closed  

Twin Bridges Park-
 Boat Ramp is closed
 Day Use is closed 

Midway Park-
Campground is closed
 Boat Ramp is closed  

Koehne Park is closed
Whitney Closures for Whitney Lake include:

Cedar Creek: Boat ramp closed.

Cedron Creek: Closed due to flooding.

Kimball Bend: Closed due to flooding.

Lofers Bend: Day Use: Closed due to flooding.

Lofers East: Closed due to flooding.

Lofers West: Closed due to flooding.

McCown Valley Park: Closed due to flooding.

Nolan River: Open.

Plowman Creek: Closed due to flooding.

Riverside East: Open.

Steele Creek: Closed due to flooding

Soldiers: Bluff: Closed due to flooding

Walling Bend: Walling Bend: Closed due to flooding.

 

Wright Patman

Dam road is Closed to the public for access from FM 2148, to access the Project Office or the Dam area please use the access road off of U.S. Highway 59.

Lower Spillway Park Closed.

All Hunting Access roads are Closed for season due except Black Point, Mudd Lake, and WP 32 and WP 34. Hunters and Fishermen please use Extreme Caution at other primitive park locations and boat access points due to high water levels from flooding.

Clear Springs Park Closed due to Flooding.

Clear Springs ATV Area Closed due to Flooding.

Big Creek ATV Area Closed due to Flooding.

Elliott Bluff Closed due to Flooding.

The direct road to Clear Springs Campground has been closed due to high water. Traffic to and from the park has been detoured and signage has been installed along the detoured route.

Herron Creek Boat Ramp is Closed due to Flooding.

Oak Park Open.

North Shore Park is closed due to Flooding.

Piney Point campground sites A28-A43 closed, boat ramp open.

Rocky Point Park Closed to due Flooding.

Spillway Park is open.

Malden Lake Park Day Use Closed.

Malden Lake Park Campground Closed due to Flooding.

 

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