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Welcome to Somerville Lake
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Somerville Lake, located in Somerville, Texas. Somerville Lake offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation, water sports, fishing, hunting, boating, or just relaxed living. During your visit to Somerville Lake, be sure to take advantage of all the recreational opportunities and natural beauty that the lake has to offer. Help us to preserve the natural beauty of these resources by being a thoughtful visitor. With your cooperation, future generations can appreciate the beauty of Somerville Lake. Have a safe and enjoyable stay and come again.
Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information
|24 MAR 2023|
|Current Elevation||Normal Elevation||Currently Releasing||Current Wind Speed||Current Wind Direction||Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)|
|235.48 ft||238.00 ft||1 cfs||5.86 mph||209.00 deg
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Somerville Lake Office
1560 Thornberry Dr.
Somerville, Texas 77879
M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Please send questions and comments about this website to the address above or call (979)-596-1622.
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Latest News and Updates
As a precaution for the COVID-19 situation, the Somerville Lake Office will be closed to the public until further notice. If you need assistance, please contact us at 979-596-1622. 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.
See Park Facility Closure Report below for additional information, please call or visit individual websites for information on leased areas (Welch Park, Lake Somerville Marina, Nails Creek State Park, Birch Creek State Park and Big Creek Marina).
Invasive Species Alert: Argentine
Ant -- Argentine Ants are
currently in Rocky Creek Park Click
on the first link to learn more about this invasive species and the
link to learn about other invasive species that are located at
Lake, as well as those that could be transported to the Lake.
Argentine Ants Alert
Invasive Species found at Somerville Lake
If you would like to become a gate attendant at Somerville Lake or within the Capital Regional Office area, please contact the Somerville Lake Office or click on the provided link. I want to be a gate attendant!
Facility Closure Information
Somerville Lake no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (979)-596-1622. We appreciate your cooperation.
Facility Closure Report
This report last updated on Fri Jan 06 2023 09:16:47 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)
|LAKE NAME||FACILITY NAME||STATUS||CLOSURE TYPE||CATEGORY||UPDATED DATE||COMMENTS|
|SOMERVILLE LAKE||PECAN LAKE||FULLY CLOSED||OTHER||ACCESS POINT||8/25/2022 9:24:52 AM||The area will remain closed.|
|SOMERVILLE LAKE||ROCKY CREEK||PARTIALLY CLOSED||OTHER||PARK||8/25/2022 9:29:28 AM|
|SOMERVILLE LAKE||VISITORS OVERLOOK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||ACCESS POINT||8/25/2022 9:27:36 AM|
|SOMERVILLE LAKE||YEGUA CREEK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/25/2022 9:27:48 AM|