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Welcome to Sam Rayburn Lake
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Sam Rayburn Reservoir, located north of Jasper, Texas, in the heart of the East Texas Pineywoods. Our mission: to provide flood control to the Angelina & Neches River basins in Southeast Texas (including Beaumont and Port Arthur), supply water to the Lower Neches Valley Authority, the Beaumont area, the city of Lufkin, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.
Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information
|Sam Rayburn Reservoir|
|3 OCT 2023|
|Current Elevation||Normal Elevation||Currently Releasing||Current Wind Speed||Current Wind Direction||Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)|
|159.15 ft||164.40 (Top of Power Pool)||0 cfs||1.10 mph||231.00 deg
|Reservoir Control Section||Today's Gen Schedule: 1300-1900 One Unit Oct 02,2023 (Subject to change without notice)|
Latest News and Updates
The Sam Rayburn Project Office no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (409) 384-5716. 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.
Facility Closure Report
This report last updated on Sat Aug 12 2023 13:04:19 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)
|LAKE NAME||FACILITY NAME||STATUS||CLOSURE TYPE||CATEGORY||UPDATED DATE||COMMENTS|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||EBENEZER||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:38:51 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||ETOILE||FULLY CLOSED||DROUGHT||PARK||8/9/2023 1:12:12 PM||Etoile Park Ramp is closed due to low lake level/drought.|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||HANKS CREEK||PARTIALLY CLOSED||CONSTRUCTION||PARK||7/16/2023 4:04:30 PM||Sites 21-31 Closed|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||MARION FERRY||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:39:51 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||MILL CREEK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:39:58 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||MONTEREY RAMP||FULLY OPEN||NONE||BOAT RAMP||7/27/2021 6:50:36 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||OVERLOOK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/20/2021 2:11:45 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||RALPH MCALISTER||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:40:03 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||RAYBURN||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:40:10 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||SAM RAYBURN POWER PLANT ACCESS AREA||FULLY OPEN||NONE||ACCESS POINT||5/19/2020 11:02:06 AM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||SAN AUGUSTINE||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:40:17 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||TWIN DIKES||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||7/5/2023 12:40:22 PM|
|SAM RAYBURN RESERVOIR||TWIN DIKES PUBLIC RAMP||FULLY OPEN||NONE||BOAT RAMP||7/5/2023 12:40:26 PM|
For all Park facility closure information click here.
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