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

US Army Corps of Engineers Home Page.

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Welcome to Whitney Lake

***Information regarding the

Coronavirus (COVID-19)***

Please review the adjustments that have been made to lake operations by clicking here.

The Whitney Lake Office is closed to the public. All hunting permit applications must be sent in the mail.

As of 10 June 2020, all Corps of Engineers parks and facilities on Whitney Lake EXCEPT Walling Bend and Soldiers Bluff are open. Walling Bend and Soldiers Bluff are closed until further notice due to public safety concerns.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the front office at (254)622-3332. Please continue to adhere to CDC guidelines for social distancing, washing of hands, and keeping group sizes to a minimum. Thank you.

 

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
9 AUG 2020
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 3 Hours)
530.70 ft 533.00 ft 25 cfs 4.74 mph 325.00 deg
5.03 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 

Updates and Closures

ATTENTION:

As a precaution for the COVID-19 situation, the Whitney Lake Office will be closed to the public until further notice. 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 Tue Jun 30 2020 07:39:55 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK5/20/2020 9:22:00 AMGroup shelter closed.
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK6/29/2020 3:56:34 PMPlaygrounds closed.
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK5/20/2020 9:20:50 AMPlayground closed.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK5/20/2020 9:20:19 AMPlayground and group shelter closed.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK6/29/2020 3:56:57 PMPlayground closed.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK6/29/2020 3:57:12 PMPlayground closed.
WHITNEY LAKEMCCOWN VALLEYPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK5/20/2020 9:24:13 AMPlaygrounds and group shelter closed.
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/7/2020 9:53:41 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKFULLY CLOSEDFLOODPARK5/20/2020 9:38:51 AMWill open when entrance road damaged in flood is repaired.
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/20/2020 9:24:43 AM 
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK6/10/2020 10:03:43 AMPark closed for public safety.
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/20/2020 9:25:32 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK6/10/2020 10:02:50 AMCliff side area closed for public safety.

Park Closures

Press Release regarding Whitney Lake Releases. Click here.

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