Contact Information

Whitney Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Whitney Lake Office

285 CR 3602

Clifton, TX 76634

Email Address

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (254)622-3332
Fax:  (254)622-3243

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

LINKS

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Welcome to Whitney Lake

 

*UPDATE 06 SEP 2021* After significant flood debris cleanup, all Corps of Engineers recreation areas are open for public use. Please be safe if you are out on the lake and as always, make sure you wear your life jacket!

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, welcomes you to Whitney Lake in Central Texas. Whitney Lake is located on the main stem of the Brazos River. The Whitney Lake Dam and Powerhouse are located approximately 5.5 miles southwest of Whitney, 30 miles north of Waco, and 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth (see Vicinity Map).

Our missions are: to provide flood control for the Brazos River Watershed, supply reliable and renewable power and energy, and provide recreation opportunities for some of the best fishing, camping, and boating in Texas. Come out and visit us and remember to wear your life jacket!


Lake Elevation/Gate Opening Information

 

Whitney Lake
23 OCT 2021
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
531.03 ft 533.00 ft 25 cfs 3.31 mph 132.00 deg
7.69 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 

Updates and Closures

ATTENTION:

Whitney Lake no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (254)622-3332. We appreciate your cooperation.


Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Wednesday October 06 2021 17:33:57

LAKE NAME FACILITY NAME STATUS CLOSURE TYPE CATEGORY UPDATED DATE COMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKE CEDAR CREEK PARK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:32:13 AM
WHITNEY LAKE CEDRON CREEK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:32:40 AM
WHITNEY LAKE KIMBALL BEND FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 8/30/2021 9:58:30 PM
WHITNEY LAKE LOFERS BEND FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:33:32 AM
WHITNEY LAKE LOFERS EAST FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:33:43 AM
WHITNEY LAKE LOFERS WEST FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:33:51 AM
WHITNEY LAKE MCCOWN VALLEY FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:34:01 AM
WHITNEY LAKE NOLAN RIVER PARK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:34:09 AM
WHITNEY LAKE PLOWMAN CREEK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 8/30/2021 9:58:39 PM
WHITNEY LAKE RIVERSIDE FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:34:19 AM
WHITNEY LAKE SOLDIERS BLUFF FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:34:27 AM
WHITNEY LAKE STEELE CREEK PARK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:34:34 AM
WHITNEY LAKE WALLING BEND PARK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/26/2021 10:34:41 AM

Park Closures

Lake Activity Permit Application

Press Release regarding Whitney Lake Releases. Click here.

Zebra Mussels Invading Texas Lakes- Click here for more information about zebra mussels.