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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
25 SEP 2022
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
525.91 ft 533.00 ft 25 cfs 2.84 mph 127.00 deg
7.38 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

US Army Corps of Engineers Home Page.

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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.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Mon Aug 08 2022 06:40:02 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:05 PM 
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:10 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:13 PM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:16 PM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:20 PM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK8/5/2022 3:38:24 PMBOAT RAMP CLOSED Lofers Bend West is open for camping, but the campground boat ramp has been closed due to low lake levels.
WHITNEY LAKEMCCOWN VALLEYFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:24 PM 
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:27 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:30 PM 
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:34 PMNo camping. Day use only.
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:36 PM 
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:39 PM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK8/6/2022 4:18:42 PM 

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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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