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Welcome to Benbrook Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Benbrook Lake, located in Benbrook, Texas. Our missions are to provide flood risk management to the Fort Worth metro area, store water for the City of Fort Worth and manage the recreation and natural resources around the lake.

Benbrook Lake

Benbrook Lake is a part of the Trinity Regional Project. The Trinity Regional Project is a cluster of seven local lakes: Bardwell, Benbrook, Grapevine, Joe Pool, Lavon, Lewisville and Ray Roberts. A team of managers, administrators, park rangers, natural resource specialists and engineering technicians work together to manage the recreation, natural resources, and civil works facilities for all seven of these lakes.

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Contact Information

Benbrook Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Benbrook Lake Office
7001 Lakeside Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76132

For General Questions:
Email Address

M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
Phone:  (817) 292-2400

Camping Reservations:


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Latest News and Updates


As of 1 October 2023, Benbrook Lake no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or day use park. If you need assistance, please contact us at (817) 292-2400. We appreciate your cooperation.

The River Equestrian Trail is CLOSED until further notice.

For information on Mobility Assistance Device use in Corps Parks, please read the Policy Here . For more information or to be issued a permit please contact the lake Manager.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Thu May 23 2024 19:43:28 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

BENBROOK LAKEBEAR CREEK CAMPGROUND PARTIALLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK5/10/2024 12:48:24 PMSome sites are temporarily closed due to flooding. Please check for the latest closures. All boat ramps are currently closed.
BENBROOK LAKELONGHORN PARK PARTIALLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK5/10/2024 12:48:42 PMBoat ramp is currently closed due to flooding.
BENBROOK LAKEMUSTANG PARK DAY USE PARTIALLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK5/10/2024 12:48:57 PMLittle Mustang and the peninsula are temporarily closed. All boat ramps are currently closed due to flooding.
BENBROOK LAKENORTH HOLIDAY DAY USE FULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK5/23/2024 2:54:42 PMPark closed in preparation of flood debris cleanup.
BENBROOK LAKEROCKY CREEK PARK PARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK4/11/2024 2:33:44 PMPark closed to vehicle traffic. Pedestrian access is still permitted.
BENBROOK LAKESOUTH HOLIDAY CAMPGROUND PARTIALLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK5/10/2024 12:49:17 PMSome sites are temporarily closed due to flooding. Please check for the latest closures. All boat ramps are currently closed due to flooding.

For all Park facility closure information click here.


North Holiday Day Use to be Temporarily Closed

Please be advised that North Holiday Day Use Park will be temporarily closed until further notice for essential flood debris cleanup operations. This closure is necessary to ensure the safety of our community and to restore the park to its natural beauty following recent flooding.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this time. Please avoid the park area and adhere to all posted signs and barriers for your safety. We are working diligently to complete the cleanup and will reopen the park as soon as it is safe for public use.

Thank you for your patience and support

Flood Closures

Due to high flood waters, all boat ramps are currently closed. Launching a trailered vessel from the shoreline is strictly phohibited. Additionally, some campsites/facilities around Benbrook Lake are also closed. Please refer to for the most up-to-date campsite availabilities.


America the Beautiful Passes are not issued directly from the Benbrook Lake Office. They are available at the entrance gatehouse at South Holiday Campground and Bear Creek Campground. To obtain a pass online, please visit for more information.

USACE Annual Passes are available at South Holiday Campground and Bear Creek Campground. A voucher can be purchased at the North Holiday Day Use, Mustang Park Day Use, and Rocky Creek Park pay stations, which can be redeemed at the South Holiday Gatehouse, 6000 Pearl Ranch Road, Fort Worth, TX 76126.

Click here for directions and operating hours.


The application period for the spring 2024 Turkey hunt is now closed. Please see click HERE for the list of winners!

Additional information, including the USACE Public Hunting Guide and maps, can be found on the Benbrook Lake Hunting Page .


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Click Here for the Texas Parks and Wildlife news release.

Event Permits

A permit is required for events or activities occurring in the parks or on the lake, including but not limited to bounce houses, water slides, weddings, tournaments, bands, DJs, church functions, etc. Swimming pools of any size are not allowed. Contact Lake Office at (817) 292-2400 for more information. Click Here for an Activity Request form. Activity Request forms may be mailed to: US Army Corps of Engineers, 7001 Lakeside Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76132 or emailed to

Burn Bans

During any burn ban for Tarrant County, set by the County Fire Marshal, open fires are not allowed in cookers and firerings. Charcoal and gas grills may be used, but only if they can be immediately covered to extinguish the fire. Current Burn Ban information can be found at here.

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