Contact Information

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

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

Camping Reservations:
May be made on line at

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
25 FEB 2017
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
531.15 ft 533.00 ft 25 cfs 17.92 mph 2.00 deg
17.92 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
Updates and Closures

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.