Lake Whitney State Park

June 24, 2013 -The main boat ramp is closed due to low lake levels. The primitive “clay banks” boat ramp is currently available and may be appropriate for smaller vessels.

Lake Whitney State Park

The state’s fourth largest reservoir is perfect for boating, skiing, and scuba diving.Lake Whitney is famous for the abundant and sometimes record-sized catfish, bass and striper.

Things to Do

Activities include camping, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, boating, fishing, swimming (buoyed area - no lifeguard on duty), scuba diving, water skiing, nature study and excellent birding.

An annual youth fishing tournament is held on the first Saturday in June, and "aircraft fly-ins" are held at various times.

Ranger Programs

The park offers a variety of educational opportunities; check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

Area Attractions

Nearby points of interest include Cleburne State ParkMeridian State ParkDinosaur Valley State Park; Mother Neff State Park; the Confederate Museum; Texas Ranger Hall of Fame; and Fossil Rim Exotic Wildlife Ranch.

P.O. Box 1175
Whitney, TX 76692

Latitude: 31.927534

Longitude: -97.36204

(254) 694-3793

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900
Reserve by fax

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $5 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under: Free
Hours

Open 7 days a week year-round, except for public hunts.
Gate is open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Busy Season

March through October

Climate

January average is 46.2 degrees. July average is 85.9 degrees. First freeze occurs late November. Last freeze occurs mid-March.

National Weather Service forecast for this area
Elevation

533 to 574 feet

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