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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.

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
25 FEB 2017
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
240.67 ft 238.00 ft 1947 cfs 4.14 mph 54.00 deg
7.99 mph
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Latest News and Updates

Facility Closure Report:

Somerville Lake

Latest News:


  • Park's Update


    • All reservations for Rocky Creek Park beginning 1 January 2017 through 31 March 2017 are in the process of being cancelled. All affected parties should be notified by NRRS and a full refund should be issued. At this time, efforts are being placed on establishing avenues to clean up debris, remove dead trees and fix electrical components located throughout the park. Depending on the amount of time required to finish the work, future reservations may be affected.


    • Yegua Creek Park is now partially OPEN. Campsites 1-56 are currently available for reservation and on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sites 57-83 are still closed due to flood damage. Please check the Yegua Creek Park Map to see which sites are reservable and are first-come, first-serve. Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.


    • Boat Ramps listed below are OPEN. All other boat ramps are CLOSED.
      • Apache Hills
      • Birch Creek Forest Subdivision
      • Lake Somerville Marina
      • Welch Park
      • Yegua Creek Park


  • 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!