Contact Information

Lake Waco
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Waco Lake Office
3801 Zoo Park Dr.
Waco, TX 76708
Email Address

Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone: (254) 756-5359
Fax: (254) 756-3433


Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

LINKS

US Army Corps of Engineers Home Page.

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Welcome to Waco Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Waco Lake, located in Waco, Texas. Our mission: supply water to the city of Waco and surrounding areas; to provide flood control to the Waco area, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas. For more detailed information on the lake click here.

 

Seven Ways to Stay Water Safe

    • Swim in designated areas
    • Wear a life jacket
    • Always swim with a buddy
    • Do not overestimate your swimming ability
    • Never Swim to a buoy or swim after a floatable toy
    • Learn to swim
    • Never swim or supervise swimmers under the influence of alcohol

    Did you know that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the leading provider of outdoor recreation on all Federally-managed public lands in the United States? With a recreation base that is primarily built around water, the Corps has a dedicated focus on water safety.  The pages of the following web site will provide you with the opportunity to view current water safety materials available through the Corps program, as well as offer tips on programming, help you find a local point of contact and offer some useful downloadable information. Click here for the US Army Corps of Engineer's water safety web page.

Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information
Waco Lake
14 DEC 2018
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
464.12 ft 462.00 ft 1858 cfs 6.73 mph 889.00 deg
%ANG;
7.11 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 

Latest News and Updates

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Sat Dec 01 2018 07:16:21 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WACO LAKE
WACO LAKEAIRPORT BEACH & DAY USEPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK11/30/2018 4:02:01 PMBoat Ramp open
WACO LAKEAIRPORT PARKFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK7/11/2018 9:29:46 AMAll sites closed due to construction in the park.
WACO LAKEBOSQUE PARKFULLY OPEN PARK3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM 
WACO LAKEFLATROCK ACCESSFULLY OPENNONEPARK11/29/2018 2:13:47 PM 
WACO LAKEKOEHNE PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/16/2018 12:30:10 PMClosed due to flooding
WACO LAKELACY POINT ACCESS AREAFULLY CLOSEDFLOODACCESS POINT10/16/2018 12:30:26 PMClosed due to flooding
WACO LAKEMIDWAY PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 11:55:14 AMAll sites closed due to flooding
WACO LAKEREYNOLDS CREEK PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 11:53:32 AMAll sites and day use closed
WACO LAKESPEEGLEVILLE CAMPGROUNDFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 8:08:49 AMAll sites closed due to flooding
WACO LAKETWIN BRIDGES DAY USE AREAPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK11/30/2018 1:27:02 PMBoat Ramp and Front Parking Lot open. Beaches and side lots closed.
WACO LAKEWACO DAMFULLY OPENNONEACCESS POINT3/26/2018 9:37:54 AM 

All District Park Closure Information

ZEBRA MUSSELS

Zebra mussels have been found in Waco Lake. However, steps are being taken to prevent the mussles from taking over the lake. And- for now- it might be working.

Learn how to stop the spread of Zebra Mussels in Texas Lakes and Rivers

 

 

WACO LAKE FISH RECORDS

bosque fishermen

 

Think you've caught the big one? To find out if the fish you caught is a

Waco Lake record, check the following

Texas Parks and Wildlife web page- Waco Lake Records

 

For information on park closures click on http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/drought/drought.htm