Contact Information

Somerville Lake
Fort Worth District Map
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.

Camping Reservations:


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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
Somerville Lake
18 JUN 2021
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
242.33 ft 238.00 ft 1999 cfs 6.80 mph 76.00 deg
11.65 mph
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Latest News and Updates

Latest News:


    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.

    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.

  • Every Kid in a Park : For more information, please click the link. Or click on the link for printable brochure. EKIP Brochure

Park Updates

  • 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 second link to learn about other invasive species that are located at Somerville Lake, as well as those that could be transported to the 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!

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Friday June 18 2021 00:20:13

SOMERVILLE LAKE PECAN LAKE FULLY CLOSED OTHER ACCESS POINT 7/10/2020 2:19:04 PM The area will remain closed.
SOMERVILLE LAKE ROCKY CREEK PARTIALLY CLOSED FLOOD PARK 6/4/2021 10:34:54 AM -Boat ramp 2 is CLOSED due to high water at this time. -The following campsites are closed due to impacts from flooding. 61-64, 77,78, 180-184. -More sites could be impacted and future closures put in place as lake level increases.
SOMERVILLE LAKE VISITORS OVERLOOK FULLY CLOSED CONSTRUCTION ACCESS POINT 9/21/2020 8:34:22 AM Beginning July 13, 2020 the embankment road, fishing platform, and Visitor's Overlook Point will be closed for for repairs. Your cooperation is appreciated during this time to ensure public safety.
SOMERVILLE LAKE YEGUA CREEK PARTIALLY CLOSED FLOOD PARK 6/4/2021 10:40:44 AM -The following campsites are closed due to impacts from flooding. 78-83 & 60. -More sites could be impacted and future closures put in place as lake level increases.

All Fort Worth District Park Closure Information