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

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
14 APR 2021
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
530.26 ft 533.00 ft 25 cfs .58 mph 82.00 deg
8.03 mph
Reservoir Control Section    
 

Updates and Closures

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Fri Mar 12 2021 15:32:40 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK10/1/2020 8:28:26 AMGroup shelter and back loop closed.
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/1/2020 8:22:01 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK3/12/2021 1:46:28 PMCampground closed. Boat ramp open.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK10/1/2020 8:23:06 AMGroup shelter closed.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/1/2020 8:23:27 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/1/2020 8:23:40 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEMCCOWN VALLEYPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK10/1/2020 8:24:06 AMGroup shelter closed.
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/1/2020 8:25:54 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK3/12/2021 1:54:00 PMCampground closed. Boat ramp open.
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/1/2020 8:26:01 AM 
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK11/5/2020 3:04:22 PMGroup shelter closed.
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/1/2020 8:26:29 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK11/2/2020 8:58:35 AMGroup shelter closed.

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.