Contact Information

Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Sam Rayburn Project Office
7696 RR 255 West
Jasper, Texas 75951

Email Address

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (409) 384-5716
Fax:  (409) 384-6076

Camping Reservations:



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Welcome to Sam Rayburn Reservoir

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Sam Rayburn Reservoir, located north of Jasper, Texas, in the heart of the East Texas Pineywoods. Our mission: to provide flood control to the Angelina & Neches River basins in Southeast Texas (including Beaumont and Port Arthur), supply water to the Lower Neches Valley Authority, the Beaumont area, the city of Lufkin, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.

Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information
Sam Rayburn Reservoir
31 MAY 2016
Current Elevation Normal ElevationCurrently Releasing
-NR- 164.4 (Top of Power Pool) 0 cfs
Reservoir Control Section  Turbine Schedule  Weather
Latest News and Updates

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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!

Facility Closure Report:

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

  • Giant Salvinia continues to expand in Sam Rayburn, and efforts to contain and destroy the plant have been successful. The Corps asks boaters to ensure they clean their boats, trailers, recreational and fishing equipment thoroughly as soon as they leave an infected area. Please do not transport Giant Salvinia to other areas. Substantial fines may be assessed to those transporting Giant Salvinia on boats, trailers, etc. Help eradicate this menace from our waters.

  • Hanks Creek Sites 16-20, 24.
  • Hanks Creek Day Use Picnic and Swim Beach Closed until April 1st
  • Mill Creek Sites 47-49, 61
  • San Augustine Sites 27, 52, 84, Swim Beach Loop Restroom
  • Rayburn Park South Boat Ramp Twin Dikes Site 18
  • Ebenezer Swim Beach Closed until 27 MAY
  • Monterey Park Temporarily Closed .

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    This site last updated on February 15, 2014