TPWD District Fisheries Office

409 Chester Avenue
Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
(940) 766-2383
Tom Lang, Biologist

About the Area

Local Information

  • City of Iowa Park

Nearby State Parks


Buffalo Creek Reservoir


This lake is full; however, fish populations were severely reduced by a prolonged drought, so fishing is not recommended at this time. TPWD stocked bass fingerlings in 2016 and 2017, but it will take time to rebuild the fishery.

Lake Characteristics

Location: 20 miles from Wichita Falls MSA
Surface area: 1,576 acres
Maximum depth: 28 feet
Impounded: 1964

Water Conditions

Current Lake Level
Conservation Pool Elevation: 1,049 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 8 feet annually
Normal Clarity: 1-2 ft. visibility

Reservoir Controlling Authority

City of Iowa Park
103 E. Cash
Iowa Park, Texas 76367
(940) 592-2642