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


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 Lake
25 FEB 2017
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
162.97 ft 164.40 (Top of Power Pool) 0 cfs 4.03 mph 315.00 deg
17.78 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
Latest News and Updates

Sam Rayburn Reservoir Master Plan revision

Details on the meetings, the Draft Master Plan, and comment forms will be available for download on the USACE website:

Questions pertaining to the proposed revision can be addressed to: Eric Irwin, CESWF-PEC-TM, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, P.O. Box 17300, Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300, (817) 886-1870.

Facility Closure Report:

Sam Rayburn Reservoir

For the most current closure information, click

Invasive Species Notice:

  • 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.

Ebenezer Park

  • Campsites 1-13 at Ebenezer Park are for equestrian camping only. These site may only be used by customers who are bringing in horses.


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