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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
located approximately 5.5 miles southwest of Whitney, 30 miles north
Waco, and 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth (see
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
|3 OCT 2023|
|Current Elevation||Normal Elevation||Currently Releasing||Current Wind Speed||Current Wind Direction||Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)|
|524.71 ft||533.00 ft||50 cfs||3.51 mph||101.00 deg
|Reservoir Control Section|
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Latest News and Updates
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.
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.
Facility Closure Report
This report last updated on Sat Sep 02 2023 11:34:20 GMT+1000 (Papua New Guinea Time)
|LAKE NAME||FACILITY NAME||STATUS||CLOSURE TYPE||CATEGORY||UPDATED DATE||COMMENTS|
|WHITNEY LAKE||CEDAR CREEK PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:57:56 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||CEDRON CREEK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:00 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||KIMBALL BEND||PARTIALLY CLOSED||CONSTRUCTION||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:55 PM||BOAT RAMP CLOSED Kimball Bend is open for camping, but the campground boat ramp has been closed due to TXDOT bridge construction.|
|WHITNEY LAKE||LOFERS BEND||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:04 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||LOFERS EAST||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:06 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||LOFERS WEST||PARTIALLY CLOSED||DROUGHT||PARK||9/1/2023 2:15:39 PM||BOAT RAMP CLOSED Lofers Bend West is open for camping, but the campground boat ramp has been closed due to low water levels.|
|WHITNEY LAKE||MCCOWN VALLEY||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:14 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||NOLAN RIVER PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:18 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||PLOWMAN CREEK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:20 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||RIVERSIDE||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:24 PM||No camping. Day use only.|
|WHITNEY LAKE||SOLDIERS BLUFF||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:27 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||STEELE CREEK PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||8/17/2023 1:58:32 PM|
|WHITNEY LAKE||WALLING BEND PARK||PARTIALLY CLOSED||DROUGHT||PARK||8/17/2023 1:57:46 PM||BOAT RAMP CLOSED Walling Bend stateside boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. The cliffside boat ramp is still open.|
For all Park facility closure information click here.
Press Release regarding Whitney Lake Releases. Click here.
Zebra Mussels Invading Texas Lakes- Click here for more information about zebra mussels.