Contact Information

Whitney Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Whitney Lake Office
285 CR 3602
Clifton, Texas 76634

WhitneyLakeTX@usace.army.mil

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (254) 622-3332
Fax:  (254) 622-3243

Camping Reservations:
May be made on line at

www.recreation.gov

or by calling.

(877) 444-6777

 

 

Welcome to Lake Whitney

New Press Release regarding water releases-See below.

 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Whitney Lake, in Central Texas. Whitney Lake is located on the main stem of the Brazos River. The Whitney Lake Dam and Powerhouse are located approximately 5.5 miles southwest of Whitney, Texas,30 miles north of Waco, Texas, and 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas. Whitney Lake is part of the Three Rivers Region in the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy camping, fishing, boating, water skiing, hunting, sight-seeing, and much more.


Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information

 

Whitney Lake
16 NOV 2018
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
535.89 ft 533.00 ft 6790 cfs 2.95 mph 188.00 deg
6.02 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 
Updates and Closures

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Fri Oct 26 2018 14:25:07 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 3:50:44 PM 
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/10/2018 4:19:42 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/16/2018 9:21:41 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK8/25/2017 9:17:32 AMClosed for Dam Repairs
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/10/2018 4:19:55 PM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 11:38:12 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEMCCOWN VALLEYFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 11:38:21 AM 
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 3:50:21 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/16/2018 9:21:55 AM 
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK10/17/2018 3:49:51 PMRiverside East is closed due to downstream water releases.
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFPARTIALLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/26/2018 12:46:37 PM 
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 9:17:06 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK10/17/2018 9:17:10 AM 

Park Closures

Read the latest Press Release regarding Whitney Lake Releases. Click here.

Zebra Mussels recently found at Texoma- Click here for more information from Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Please be advised that Field Grassburs exist in our parks. We are doing our best to implement a management plan to reduce the inundated areas. This plan may take several years in order to reduce the amount of Grassburs, but we are making every attempt to provide pleasant, safe, and healthy recreation opportunities.