U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Bardwell Lake announce opening of campgrounds

Published March 27, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas – The summer camping season is almost here and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are preparing to open its campgrounds at Bardwell Lake.  The Corps operates three camping areas at the lake.

Facilities range from fully developed sites with water and electric hookups to non hookup tent sites.  Camping fees range from $14 to $18 per night for sites. High View and Mott campgrounds open April 1 along with multi-use trails. Waxahachie Creek Park is closed for renovation with a target opening date of May 1.

Individual campsites are available by reservation or on a first come basis. To make a reservation, call Reserve America toll free at 1 (877) 444-6777 or on line at www.recreation.gov.

Campers are reminded that:

  • Checkout time is 2 p.m.
  • Campsite occupancy is limited to a maximum of 10 people and three vehicles.
  • Pets are welcome, but must be kept on a leash.
  • Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m.

For more information about camping at Bardwell Lake call (972) 875-5711 or check Bardwell Lake website at http://www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/bardwell/.


About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308
Clay Church

Release no. 13-024