Contact Information

Whitney Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Whitney Lake Office

285 CR 3602

Clifton, TX 76634

Email Address

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

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

LINKS

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Welcome to Lake Whitney

Press release regarding water releases, please click here.

 

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
9 DEC 2019
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
526.66 ft 533.00 ft 37 cfs 7.96 mph ****** deg
%ANG;
8.03 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 

Updates and Closures

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Fri Nov 15 2019 08:07:57 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK6/22/2019 10:53:55 PM 
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/15/2019 10:17:00 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/8/2019 4:48:32 PM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/26/2019 9:55:08 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/15/2019 10:17:18 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/3/2019 12:21:16 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEMCCOWN VALLEYFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/3/2019 12:21:35 PM 
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK6/22/2019 10:51:23 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK7/3/2019 12:22:09 PMPark closed due to flood damage.
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK6/22/2019 10:52:20 PM 
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/3/2019 12:23:37 PM 
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK6/23/2019 5:05:52 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/3/2019 12:24:59 PM 

Park Closures

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

Zebra Mussels Invading Texas Lakes- 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.