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Welcome to Wright Patman Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Wright Patman Lake, located near Texarkana, Texas. Our mission: supply water to the city of Texarkana and to provide flood control for the Sulphur and Red River. Camping, fishing, hunting, boating, and hiking are just the beginning of the activities available in the parks and other public lands.

Wright Patman Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Wright Patman Lake
29 FEB 2024
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
223.79 ft 226.50 (Seasonal Pool) 1889 cfs 3.31 mph 58.00 deg
12.39 mph
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Contact Information

Wright Patman Lake
Fort Worth District Map
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Wright Patman Lake Office
64 Clear Springs Park
Texarkana, TX 75501

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (903) 838-8781
Fax:  (903) 832-6396

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

Emergency : 911

Bowie County Sheriff's Department: (903) 798-3149

Cass County Sheriff's Department: (903) 756-7511

Texas Forest Service: (903) 756-5571

LINKS

US Army Corps of Engineers Home Page.

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Latest News and Updates

ATTENTION:

Wright Patman Lake Office is open to the public - Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Advance reservations are now required at all Wright Patman Lake campgrounds. Reservations can no longer be made at the park gatehouses. Park hosts will be available to assist with the check-in process. If you need assistance, please visit or contact us at (903) 838-8781.

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 Wed Jan 03 2024 12:48:22 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
WRIGHT PATMAN
WRIGHT PATMANCLEAR SPRINGPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK1/2/2024 9:31:34 AMA Section Closed for the season. A section will Re-open on 1 March 2024.
WRIGHT PATMANELLIOTT BLUFFFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/19/2021 9:04:30 AM 
WRIGHT PATMANHERRON CREEKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/19/2020 9:18:41 AM 
WRIGHT PATMANJACKSON CREEKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/19/2020 9:18:56 AM
WRIGHT PATMANMALDEN LAKEFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/4/2023 9:00:30 AMCampground closed June through September each year.
WRIGHT PATMANNORTH SHOREPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/4/2023 8:53:48 AMDay-use facilities closed October through March each year- boat ramp open year-round.
WRIGHT PATMANOAKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK1/2/2024 9:32:50 AMPark is closed November through March each year.
WRIGHT PATMANOVERCUP PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/19/2020 9:19:37 AM 
WRIGHT PATMANOVERLOOKFULLY OPENNONEPARK5/19/2020 9:19:46 AM 
WRIGHT PATMANPINEY POINTPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/4/2023 8:49:32 AMCampground closed October through February each year- boat ramp open year-round.
WRIGHT PATMANROCKY POINTPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK1/2/2024 9:33:26 AMD1 - D15 Closed for the season. D17 - D25 Closed for the season. D28 - D42 Closed for the season. D16, D26, and D27 are Open. Remainder of sites will Re-open on 1 March 2024.
WRIGHT PATMANSPILLWAY PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/13/2022 1:13:59 PM 
WRIGHT PATMANSPORTSMAN'S COVEFULLY OPENNONEACCESS POINT5/19/2020 9:20:39 AMOpen for special events only. Please contact the Project Office.
WRIGHT PATMANSULPHUR RIVERFULLY OPENNONEACCESS POINT5/19/2020 9:20:48 AM 
WRIGHT PATMANTHOMAS LAKE RAMPFULLY OPENNONEBOAT RAMP6/6/2018 11:10:55 AM 

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