Contact Information

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.

Camping Reservations:


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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
10 OCT 2015
Current Elevation Normal ElevationCurrently Releasing
237.77 238.00 1 cfs
Reservoir Control Section
Latest News and Updates

Facility Closure Report:

Somerville Lake

Latest News:

  • Flood Update


    • Boat Ramps listed below are OPEN, all others are closed.
      • Welch Park
      • Apache Hills,
      • Birch Creek Forest Subdivision
      • Lake Somerville Marina and Campground
      • Yegua Creek Park
      • Nails Creek State Park
    • Lake Somerville Marina and Campground and Welch Park are OPEN for camping. Contact information for checking availability can be found by clicking here.
    • Birch Creek State Park, Nails Creek State Park and Big Creek Park are CLOSED.
    • Pecan Lake is OPEN .


    • Yegua Creek Park: Partially OPEN: Campsites 1-64 are now OPEN. Sites 4-37 and 51-53 are available for reservations. Sites 65-83 remain CLOSED due to damages from the flood. Both boat ramps are OPEN as well.
    • Flood water photo's show damage done to various areas of the park. Photos from left to right:

    Sites 65-70 area, Sites 74-83, Sites 65-66, Site 65 looking towards 57-64.

    • Rocky Creek Park: CLOSED: Reservations for all sites in Rocky Creek Park have been cancelled through 29 February 2016 and NRRS should be contacting individuals to inform them of the cancellations. Individuals will be given a full refund and will not be charged a cancellation fee. Cancellations may be extended as repairs are being made. If these sites are able to be opened sooner, details will be posted on this website.
    • Flood waters have receded enough for initial photos to be taken of the damage left behind. Photos from left to right:

    Pavillion Loop (Sites 45-47),Sites 65-61, Panoramic Sites 54-68.

    Sites 100-105, Site 121-129 Debris, Site 122 with 101 shelter in distance, 101 Shelter.

    Sites 133-129, Transformer at Site 154, Transformer and Meter at Site 154, Site 140 erosion.

    Tent Area Debris behind restroom, Tent Area Debris looking towards sites 181-182.


  • 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!


This site last updated on October 9, 2015