Dam road is Closed to the public for access from FM 2148, to access the Project Office or the Dam area please use the access road off of U.S. Highway 59.
Lower Spillway Park Open.
Sportsman's Cove Special Event Area is Open. Please contact the Lake Office to make Reservations.
All Hunting Access roads are Closed for season due except Black Point, Mudd Lake, and WP 32 and WP 34.
Clear Springs Park is Open. Site available will be all Sites in the D and E Sections, B19-B21, C1-C10, C12 and C13. Sites in the A Section will remain Closed, and C11 will remain Closed. The swim beach will remain Closed. The trailhead near the Gatehouse to the A Section will remain Closed.
Clear Springs ATV Area Closed for the Season.
Big Creek ATV Area Closed for the Season.
Elliott Bluff Open.
Clear Springs from North Shore Park to Clear Springs Park is Open.
Herron Creek Boat Ramp is Open.
Oak Park Open for Season.
North Shore Park is Closed due to Flooding.
Boat Ramp 3 Open.
Piney Point Campground is Open. Sites A28-A43 will remain Closed. All Sites in the B Section are Open. The trailhead to the Rocky Point Piney Point Hiking Trail is Closed.
Piney Point (Boat Ramp 1) Open.
Rocky Point Park is Open. All Sites in the A and B Sections are Open. The C Section will remain Closed. Sites D18-D42 will remain Closed. Sites D26 and D27 are open. The swim beach will remain Closed. The trailhead to the Rocky Point Piney Point Hiking Trail will remain Closed.
Malden Lake Park Day Use Open.
Malden Lake Park Campground Open.
New Extension Policy beginning March 1, 2016.
Extensions may be granted, in a maximum of 14 day increments, year round, and must be requested at the park gatehouse on the 14th day.
Length of stay will be determined base on the camping unit, not the customer name.
Reservations made through the Recreation.gov Call Center, Recreation.gov website, or at the park gatehouse will be limited to 14 days during any 30 consecutive day period. "Stacking" of reservations (consecutive back-to-back reservations for the same camping unit and/or household exceeding the 14 day limit) is not allowed, and is subject to a citation under 36 CFR 327.7b.
Customers that have been camped in the park longer than 14 days prior to a season change will be required to leave all Corps campgrounds on Wright Patman Lake for a period of 14 days.
Recreation Season (1 March-31 October)
Length of stay, including extensions, may NOT exceed 42 days during any 60 consecutive day period.
Customers wishing to stay longer than 14 days, must be granted an extension and are required to move to a site located in a designated extension area within each park.
Unties that have been camped in the park longer than 14 days prior to Memorial Day, July 4th, or Labor Day holidays, must be leave the campground the Friday prior to the holiday.
Winter Season (1 November-29 February)
Length of stay, including, extensions, may be granted for the entire winter season (120 days).
Park Extensions Areas (All other sites limited to 14 days)
Rocky Point: A section
Piney Point: All sites except A32-A34, A36, A37, A39, A41, A43, and A45
Clear Springs Park: A section, C sectioin, D section, and E section.
Malden Lake Park: All sites except P4, P5, P9, H7, H9, H11, H12, H14, H18, and H21.
ATTENTION ALL ANGLERS VISITING WRIGHT PATMAN LAKE AND DAM BIGHEAD CARP HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED TO BE IN THE WATERS OF THE SULPHUR RIVER BELOW WRIGHT PATMAN DAM. IT IS CRUCIAL TO THE SURVIVIAL OF ALL NATIVE FISHES THAT THESE INVASIVE SPECIES ARE NOT TAKING LIVE FROM THE LAKE OR SULPHUR RIVER, AND THAT BAIT FISH CAUGHT ON THE SULPHUR RIVER ARE NOT TAKEN LAKESIDE LIVE. PLEASE SEE THE LINKS BELOW TO HELP FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THESE FISHES AND ALSO READ THE ARTICLE FROM TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE.