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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
7 FEB 2023
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
526.27 ft 533.00 ft 25 cfs 4.97 mph 501.00 deg 7.96 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 Tue Jan 31 2023 07:53:22 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WHITNEY LAKE
WHITNEY LAKECEDAR CREEK PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK1/25/2023 10:38:51 AMSeasonal closure of back loop at Cedar Creek.
WHITNEY LAKECEDRON CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK1/25/2023 10:38:42 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEKIMBALL BENDPARTIALLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK1/25/2023 10:38:31 AMBOAT RAMP CLOSED Kimball Bend is open for camping, but the campground boat ramp has been closed due to TXDOT bridge construction.
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS BENDFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:38:18 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS EASTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK1/25/2023 10:38:13 AM 
WHITNEY LAKELOFERS WESTPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK1/25/2023 10:38:04 AMBOAT 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 OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:50 AM 
WHITNEY LAKENOLAN RIVER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:52 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEPLOWMAN CREEKFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:47 AM 
WHITNEY LAKERIVERSIDEFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:45 AMNo camping. Day use only.
WHITNEY LAKESOLDIERS BLUFFFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:41 AM 
WHITNEY LAKESTEELE CREEK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:38 AM 
WHITNEY LAKEWALLING BEND PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK1/25/2023 10:37:34 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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