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Welcome to Hords Creek Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Hords Creek Lake, located in Coleman, Texas. Our mission: supply water to the citizens of Coleman County, provide flood control in the West Texas area, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.

Hords Creek Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Hords Creek Lake
29 MAY 2023
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
1882.93 ft 1900.00 ft 0 cfs -NR- mph -NR- deg -NR- mph
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Contact Information

Hords Creek Lake
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Hords Creek Lake Office
230 Friendship Park Road
Coleman, TX 76834

GPS Location:
31°50'44.59" N

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:00pm
Phone:  (325) 625-2322
Fax:  (325) 625-5079

Camping Reservations:


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Latest News and Updates


The Hords Creek Lake Office no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (325) 625-2322. We appreciate your cooperation.

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 Fri Jan 06 2023 09:14:32 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

HORDS CREEKFLATROCKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK11/2/2022 4:23:19 PMFlat Rock Park is open from 1 May 2021 to 30 September 2021.
HORDS CREEKFRIENDSHIPFULLY OPENNONEPARK11/2/2022 4:36:30 PMFriendship Park Day Use Area is open all year. The boat ramp is available for use. Currently, boaters are advised of a "No Wake" rule enforced due to the low lake level.
HORDS CREEKLAKESIDEPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK11/2/2022 4:38:14 PMLakeside West (includes campsites 1-39, Group Shelters 1 and 5, Screen Shelters A-F, and associated boat ramp and restrooms) is seasonally closed until 1 March 2022. Lakeside East (includes sites 40-77, and Group Shelter 6) remains open through the winter months. Group Shelter 7 is closed for repair.

For all Park facility closure information click here.

The 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 and there is a wealth of information about Corps water resources projects.  More details on the new features added to the website may be found under the “New Look! New Features!” Tab located at the top right hand corner of home page.  We hope you take some time to explore the new website, and better yet, we hope you find some great new places to get out and Explore Your America!

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