We are currently seeking volunteer positions at Wright Patman Lake. We have 1 volunteer position at Rocky Point Park and 1 volunteer position at Malden Lake Park. If you are interested in being a volunteer at Wright Patman Lake please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 903-838-8781 X 108. Please visit the volunteer opportunities page on this website for more information regarding each vacant volunteer position.
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 Closed.
Sportman's Cove Special Event Area is Closed due to Flooding.
All Hunting Access roads are Closed for season due except Black Point, Mudd Lake, and WP 32 and WP 34. Hunters and Fishermen please use Extreme Caution at other primitive park locations and boat access points due to high water levels from flooding.
Clear Springs Park is due to Open June 30, 2016. This will be D and E Sections, C12 and C13.
Clear Springs ATV Area Closed for the Season.
Big Creek ATV Area Closed for the Season.
Elliott Bluff Closed due to Flooding.
The direct road to Clear Springs Campground has been closed due to high water. Traffic to and from the park has been detoured and signage has been installed along the detoured route.
Herron Creek Boat Ramp is Closed due to Flooding.
Oak Park Open for Season.
North Shore Park is Closed due to Flooding.
Boat Ramp 3 is Closed due to Flooding.
Piney Point Campground is Open, Some Sites will Remain Closed due to Flooding.
Piney Point (Boat Ramp 1) Open.
Rocky Point Park Closed due to Flooding.
Malden Lake Park Day Use Closed.
Malden Lake Park Camground is due to Open July 15, 2016.
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.