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

 

Hours: M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
Phone:  (817) 292-2400
Fax:  (817) 346-0021

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

LINKS

US Army Corps of Engineers Home Page.

Recreation Opportunities with the US Army Corps of Engineers

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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.

Sunset at the Lake with  outlet works tower in foreground

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.

The 'bubblers' near the dam are at this time the responsibility of the Tarrant Regional Water District, the agency that installed them originally. Please call TRWD at 817-626-2888 with any questions.

If you detect an error or feel pertinent information is missing, feel free to contact us with your suggestions and ideas. Thank You.

Water Safety



Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information
Benbrook Lake
23 JUL 2021
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
693.29 ft 694.00 ft 3 cfs 10.52 mph 231.00 deg
11.90 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 

Latest News and Updates

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Friday July 23 2021 10:05:32

LAKE NAME FACILITY NAME STATUS CLOSURE TYPE CATEGORY UPDATED DATE COMMENTS
BENBROOK LAKE
BENBROOK LAKE BEAR CREEK CAMPGROUND FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/20/2021 11:10:46 PM Park closed due to flooding.
BENBROOK LAKE LONGHORN PARK PARTIALLY CLOSED CONSTRUCTION PARK 7/20/2021 11:11:09 PM Boat ramp closed due to maintenance.
BENBROOK LAKE MUSTANG PARK DAY USE FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/20/2021 11:11:16 PM
BENBROOK LAKE NORTH HOLIDAY DAY USE FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/20/2021 11:11:24 PM
BENBROOK LAKE ROCKY CREEK PARK PARTIALLY CLOSED CONSTRUCTION PARK 7/20/2021 11:11:50 PM Boat ramp closed due to maintenance.
BENBROOK LAKE SOUTH HOLIDAY CAMPGROUND FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/20/2021 11:12:36 PM Some sites are closed due to new pedestal installation. Please check Recreation.gov for up-to-date site closures.
BENBROOK LAKE WEST CREEK CIRCLE FULLY CLOSED FLOOD PARK 5/23/2021 2:59:45 PM

CLOSURE REPORT:

The Bear Creek Fishing Access is closed until further notice due to flood damage.

ALL trails are currently CLOSED.

For all Park facility closure information click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Hunting Applications are now OPEN!

The application period for the 2021-2022 Fall Hunt is now open! Applications can be found below under the "Hunting" heading!

Brand New Pay Stations!

Benbrook Lake has new Pay Stations! Located at Mustang Park Day Use, Rocky Creek Park, and soon at North Holiday Day Use, these pay stations will be the method in which one pays for entry to the park! These pay stations only accept CREDIT or DEBIT cards. Please contact the Benbrook Lake Office at 817-292-2400 for any questions regarding these new machines!

Flood Closures

Please check the Facility Closure Report above for up-to-date closures at Benbrook Lake.

PASSES:

Buy your Activity Pass for North Holiday Day Use by scanning the QR code below or by clicking here!

For more information about Activity Passes, please click here.

America the Beautiful Passes are not issued directly from the Benbrook Lake Office. They are available at the entrance gatehouse at South Holiday Campground. To obtain a pass online, please visit https://store.usgs.gov/pass for more information.

USACE Annual Passes are available North Holiday Day Use and South Holiday Campground. A voucher can be purchased at the Mustang Park 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.

Day Use Fees Have Increased Nation-Wide, Effective January 1, 2016:

  • Per Car for General Day Use and Boat Launching: $5.00
  • Per Person Walk-in and Bike-in for Day Use: $2.00
  • Annual Pass: $40.00

HUNTING:

The 2021 - 2022 Fall Hunt application period is now OPEN. The 2021 - 2022 Hunting Application can be found here. The Disclaimer and Waiver of Liability can be found here.

All applications must be received by the Benbrook Lake Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 13, 2021. Failure to supply all required information will remove the applicant(s) from consideration.

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

INFORMATION:

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The Recreation.gov website has an entirely new look with features including simplified search capabilities, enhanced content and streamlined Google maps.  Visitors to the website can now do much more than make reservations for camping, tours and tickets at federal facilities.  The Corps has almost 30,000 reservable campsites in Recreation.gov and there is a wealth of information about Corps water resources projects.  More details on the new features added to the Recreation.gov website may be found under the “New Look! New Features!” Tab located at the top right hand corner of Recreation.gov home page.  We hope you take some time to explore the new Recreation.gov website, and better yet, we hope you find some great new places to get out and Explore Your America!  http://www.recreation.gov

According to the Texas Transportation Code, Golf Carts are not allowed to be operated on Public Roadways at Corps of Engineers Projects

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 faxed to (817) 346-0021.

BURN BAN:

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.