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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
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.

Due to low lake levels, all boat ramps at Hords Creek Lake are currently closed. Visitors may still use small vessels like canoes and kayaks, but cannot launch trailered vessels. For those using the lake, the "No Wake" restriction remains in effect.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Corps of Engineers recently discovered that invasive zebra mussels have completely infested Hords Creek Lake. Visitors should take precautions to prevent the spread of zebra mussels to other waterbodies by following all "Clean, Drain, Dry" guidance. For more information, click here.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Thu May 02 2024 13:27:03 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

HORDS CREEKFLATROCKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/2/2024 1:20:51 PMFlat Rock Park is open from 1 May 2021 to 30 September 2021. Boat ramp is closed due to low lake elevation.
HORDS CREEKFRIENDSHIPFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/2/2024 1:21:45 PMFriendship Park Day Use Area is open all year. The boat ramp closed due to low lake elevation.
HORDS CREEKLAKESIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/2/2024 1:26:01 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. However, it is now open. Lakeside East (includes sites 40-77, and Group Shelter 6) is open all year. 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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