Lake Whitney State Park

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. Take a virtual tour with our Interactive Trails Map.

An annual youth fishing tournament is held on the first Saturday in June.

In addition to campsites for tents and RVs, the park also has screened shelters, and group facilities.

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: 31.931234

Longitude: -97.356833

(254) 694-3793

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

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

Open daily.

Check for scheduled closures.

Gate is open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Busy Season

March through October


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

533 to 574 feet

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