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Somerville Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Somerville Lake Office
1560 Thornberry Dr.
Somerville, Texas 77879


M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm


Please send questions and comments about this website to the address above or call (979)-596-1622.

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Welcome to Somerville Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Somerville Lake, located in Somerville, Texas. Somerville Lake offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation, water sports, fishing, hunting, boating, or just relaxed living. During your visit to Somerville Lake, be sure to take advantage of all the recreational opportunities and natural beauty that the lake has to offer. Help us to preserve the natural beauty of these resources by being a thoughtful visitor. With your cooperation, future generations can appreciate the beauty of Somerville Lake. Have a safe and enjoyable stay and come again.

Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information
Somerville Lake
23 OCT 2017
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
243.47 ft 238.00 ft 2035 cfs 3.60 mph 356.00 deg
3.60 mph
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Latest News and Updates

Latest News:

  • Due to flooding, the public waterfowl hunting area and blind locations will be CLOSED to waterfowl hunting until further notice.
  • Park's Update

    -See Park Facility Closure Report below for additional information -Please call or visit individual websites for information on leased areas (Welch Park, Lake Somerville Marina, Nails Creek State Park, Birch Creek State Park and Big Creek Marina).
    -Currently there is NO access across the embankment or to the walkway at the outlet works.

  • Invasive Species Alert: Argentine Ant -- Argentine Ants are currently in Rocky Creek Park. Click on the first link to learn more about this invasive species and the second link to learn about other invasive species that are located at Somerville Lake, as well as those that could be transported to the Lake.
  • If you would like to become a gate attendant at Somerville Lake or within the Capital Regional Office area, please contact the Somerville Lake Office or click on the provided link. I want to be a gate attendant!

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Thu Sep 14 2017 12:35:29 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

SOMERVILLE LAKEROCKY CREEKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK9/8/2017 3:33:38 PM-No park passes being sold. -Current closure through 31 Oct 2017. -Further closures may be pending.
SOMERVILLE LAKEVISITORS OVERLOOKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODACCESS POINT9/11/2017 2:24:25 PM-Entire embankment closed. -No access to outlet works walkway.
SOMERVILLE LAKEYEGUA CREEKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK9/14/2017 12:28:27 PM-No park passes being sold. -Current closure through 31 Oct 2017. -Further closures may be pending.

All DistrictPark Closure Information