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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!

Whitney Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Whitney Lake
29 FEB 2024
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
533.41 ft 533.00 ft 50 cfs 4.32 mph ****** deg 13.51 mph
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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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Latest News and Updates

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.

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.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Mon Feb 12 2024 08:54:13 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK2/12/2024 8:51:59 AMCedar Back Loop closed during winter months.
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK2/12/2024 8:52:09 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK2/12/2024 8:52:17 AMBOAT RAMP CLOSED Kimball Bend is open for camping, but the campground boat ramp has been closed due to TXDOT bridge construction.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK2/12/2024 8:52:43 AMBack Loop closed for road repair.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK2/12/2024 8:52:52 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:52:59 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEMCCOWN VALLEYFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:02 AM 
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:06 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:11 AM 
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:14 AMNo camping. Day use only.
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:17 AM 
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:21 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK2/12/2024 8:53:26 AM 

For all Park facility closure information click here.

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.

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