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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
25 SEP 2022
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
226.04 ft 226.50 (Seasonal Pool) 16 cfs 3.00 mph 319.00 deg
4.76 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:

Highway 59 Boat Ramp (river access) and Spillway Park will be closed Friday, September 2nd, 2022 and Sulphur River Area (Spillway) will be closed Tuesday, September 6th, 2022. These areas will be closed for the duration of the de-watering and inspection period of the stilling basin. Completion of the project is estimated to be September 30th, 2022 but could be extended based on conditions at the time. 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.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Friday March 11 2022 13:26:11

LAKE NAME FACILITY NAME STATUS CLOSURE TYPE CATEGORY UPDATED DATE COMMENTS
WRIGHT PATMAN
WRIGHT PATMAN CLEAR SPRING FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 3/1/2022 4:29:24 PM
WRIGHT PATMAN ELLIOTT BLUFF FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/19/2021 9:04:30 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN HERRON CREEK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 5/19/2020 9:18:41 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN JACKSON CREEK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 5/19/2020 9:18:56 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN MALDEN LAKE FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 7/10/2021 12:28:59 PM Campground closed June through September each year.
WRIGHT PATMAN NORTH SHORE PARTIALLY CLOSED SEASONAL PARK 11/16/2021 7:38:15 AM Day-use facilities closed October through March each year- boat ramp open year-round.
WRIGHT PATMAN OAK PARTIALLY CLOSED SEASONAL PARK 11/16/2021 7:38:28 AM Park is closed November through March each year.
WRIGHT PATMAN OVERCUP PARK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 5/19/2020 9:19:37 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN OVERLOOK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 5/19/2020 9:19:46 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN PINEY POINT FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 3/1/2022 4:29:44 PM Campground closed October through February each year- boat ramp open year-round
WRIGHT PATMAN ROCKY POINT FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 3/1/2022 4:30:00 PM
WRIGHT PATMAN SPILLWAY PARK FULLY OPEN NONE PARK 5/19/2020 9:20:10 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN SPORTSMAN'S COVE FULLY OPEN NONE ACCESS POINT 5/19/2020 9:20:39 AM Open for special events only. Please contact the Project Office.
WRIGHT PATMAN SULPHUR RIVER FULLY OPEN NONE ACCESS POINT 5/19/2020 9:20:48 AM
WRIGHT PATMAN THOMAS LAKE RAMP FULLY OPEN NONE BOAT RAMP 6/6/2018 11:10:55 AM

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