Archives: Flood 2015 Updates

Corps of Engineers Report 1-20-2016

The Corps is in the drawdown phase of the seasonal pool plan which targets 615
feet by the middle of February. Water levels in Lake Texoma are subject, in
part, to releases from the reservoir and precipitation in the watershed
above Denison Dam.U.S. Army Corps of Engineers update

Monday, December 28, 2015

The Cumberland levees were constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protect a historic oil and gas exploration and production area known as the Cumberland Field from flooding. The constructed Cumberland Cut now carries Washita River flows around the Cumberland Field and into Lake Texoma. The original river channel and its SH199 bridge crossing remains in the protected area.

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The north Cumberland Levee breached during the record-setting flood of 2015. Flood waters from the Washita River then flowed into the area behind the levee. These waters quickly inundated the old Washita River and a portion of SH199 making the roadway impassable by motorists. One of the Corp’s primary missions is to repair the breach at the north Cumberland levee. While these efforts are ongoing the oil and gas company operating in the Cumberland Field is working hard to dewater the area using pumps. This process will take time to complete and the speed of the water level drop depends in large part on Mother Nature. Once the SH199 roadway and bridge are dewatered the Oklahoma Department of Transportation will work to ensure the roadway is safe so that traffic flow across the Washita River can be restored.

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Wildlife Drive is open, all areas of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge are accessible. Tram Tours on Saturday and Sunday have resumed.

Marina News Boat Ramps Fuel Dock Status Boat Rentals Restaurants Campground Status
Marina News Boat Ramp Status Restaurants Open Campground Status

Most Recent News:

Corps of Engineers

Repair work on the Cumberland Levee remains one of our top priorities. Due to recent rainfall, we’ve been working around the clock to boost the elevation of a temporary cofferdam being constructed there as part of the overall repair project. Our ultimate goal is to return the levee to its pre-flood elevation.

Thanks again to everyone for all their hard work during these challenging weather conditions!

Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Eisenhower State Park

As of Dec. 30, 2015: The main route to the park is blocked; the fishing piers, boat ramp, ATV and biking trails, are currently closed.

Marina News

Grandpappy Marina 2/3/2016

We are happy to report that the water has receded and the lake level as of 4:00 pm on February 3, 2016 is 616.02’. Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow yesterday so we are hopeful for an early spring and great weather for the upcoming season! All Boathouses and walkways are accessible and we continue to improve and correct any issues that occurred during the last mini flood.

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina 2/3/2016

GREAT NEWS! Road repairs have been finished in the south cove and all customers can now drive down to their boat houses

Highport Marina 1-22-2016

Winter water service has been restored at all boathouses! Please note that docks C and D will be on and off intermittently today only as we complete work on those lines – but that work will be complete today!

And we JUST received some GREAT NEWS!!! The ACOE has forecasted the lake to be back down to seasonal normal of 617′ by Jan. 31! What a way to start the weekend!

Roofing and structural repairs to ZI dock are underway, and we anticipate this work to be complete by early next week!

Once those repairs are complete, we’ll kick off N1 and N2 gangway repairs!

Grandpappy Resort Marina 1-22-2016

We are expecting to have power restored to boathouse 9 and the walkway to be passable by tomorrow (Friday). The walkway to boathouses 30, 31, 32 and 35 has been repaired this week. We do ask that you walk down and wait until further notice before driving golf carts down. We need to further inspect the walkway supports that are still partially submerged. This means that by tomorrow 100% of all the boathouse walkways and power has been restored in the Marina.

Grandpappy Marina 1-15-2016
The lake has crested and has begun receding. The current lake elevation is at 625.65′. A number of the walkways are now passable. The electric has been restored to boathouse 34 and boathouses 18 through 20. Boathouse 9 is still off but we hope to turn it on next week. There is still roughly 16″ of water over the road to the east side of the marina and at this time it is difficult to see the pavement so we ask that you wait until further notice before using the road. Please see below for a list of the current walkway conditions.

Current Walkway Conditions

Boat House 1 – clear & passable

Boat House 2 – clear & passable

Boat House 3 & 4 – clear & passable Boat House 5 – water is 2″ above

Boat House 6 – water is 12″ above Boat House 7 – water is 13″ above Boat House 8 – water is 8″ above

Boat House 9 – water is 3″ above

Boat House 10 – water is 5″ above

Boat House 11 – water is 3″ above

Boat House 12 & 13 – clear & passable

Boat House 14 thru 20 – Not accessible by vehicle

Boat House 21 & 22 – clear & passable

Boat House 23 thru 26 – clear & passable

Boat House 27 – Not accessible by vehicle

Boat House 28 & 29 – water is 6″ above

Boat House 30 & 31 – water is 4″ above but will need repairs Boat House 33 – Not accessible by vehicle

Boat House 34 – clear & passable

Boat House 35 – water still 4″ above but will need repairs

If your walkway is still submerged and you need a shuttle out to your Boathouse please call the security number (903)814-6706. We are currently shuttling customers from a platform located between Boathouses 6 & 7.

During this time of year the Gas Dock is on call. If you need fuel or pump out, please call the office Tuesday – Sunday during normal business hours at (903)465-6330 and we will be more than happy to come down and assist you!

Water to the Boathouses is shut off for the winter; however, the Gas Dock does have winter water located in the 1st courtesy slip attached to the dock. If you need fresh water you are welcome to use it but please disconnect the hose when you are finished.

We will continue to keep you updated as progress is made.

Bridgeview Resort Marina 1-10-2016

Our boat ramp is closed but we work with our customers and help them launch their boats on a few different roads in our resort. We do have 100% gas at our gas dock/ships store on the water and of course we also have 100% gas at our ships store on land. We have added RV camping facilities with 30 and 50amp electric service, water and even sewer hook ups! Our cabins are open and YES we are pet friendly! Our restaurant is closed, will reopen in the spring, we do offer a good selection of sandwiches, snacks and assorted drinks in our ships store! Pontoon Boat Rentals now available. We are now accepting camping and family reunion reservations on our web site for the year of 2016: bridgeviewmarinaandresort.com.

Most important of all: Lake Texoma is here, a little bigger, a little deeper and much more beautiful! Have you ever seen the sunrise or sunset from the shores or on the water at Bridgeview Marina and Resort?

Grandpappy Resort Marina 1-8-2016
The current lake status report from the USACE states that the water is receding slowly. As the water recedes we will energize boathouses 9, 18, 19, 20 & 34 as soon as we can and as Oncor allows. The Lake goes down slowly so this could take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Currently there is still no power to boathouses 9, 18, 19, 20 & 34. It is expected that boathouse 34 will be energized first followed by 18 – 20 and then 9.

Little Mineral Marina 1-8-2016
Lake level 627.96, we have several walk ways to boathouses under water but our shuttle is running (don’t be in a hurry). Electric is on to all boathouses. Spring is coming.

Corps of Engineers 1-8-2016.

The reservoir surface elevation should begin falling today and is forecasted reach 626 feet on January 13, 2016. This prediction is based on refined model inputs from the Lake Texoma watershed and the strategic water release plan that is being implemented. Water levels in Lake Texoma are subject, in part, to releases from the reservoir and precipitation in the watershed above Denison Dam.

A release is being made through both hydropower generators at 9,300 cfs total.A release through two flood conduits is being made at 15,500 cfs (total). No release is being made over the spillway. The last spillway release occurred at 1000 hours on July 1, 2015.

The aggregate release from Lake Texoma, including the hydropower generators, flood conduits, and spillway, is 24,800 cfs.

Combined flow from the Washita (at Durwood, OK) and Red (at Gainesville, TX)
rivers is about 5,872 cfs. Flow at both stations is decreasing. Total
inflow is equalizing with outflow at Lake Texoma resulting in a steady pool.

Cedar Bayou Marina 1-7-2016
All roads to Cedar Bayou Marina are passable. Unfortunately the boat ramp is underwater/closed. All boathouses are intact and walkways from land are open. Cabins, motels, gas dock/on the water office are all open. Thank you so much for all you do for Lake Texoma. Publisher note: You are most welcome!

Mill Creek Resort and Marina 1-7-2015
Our launch ramp is still open at this time. Cabins and campgrounds are all open. Also restaurant is closed for season. Fuel dock is also closed at this time

Grandpappy Marina 1-7-2015
Our boat ramps are still accessible, camping, RV sites and cabins are still under normal conditions and we welcome guests at this time! Boathouse walkways are under water but we are offering a shuttle service by boat. Power has been shut off to boathouses 9, 18 thru 20 & 34.

Highport Marina 1-7-2016

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Boat ramps are open at Highport. Our Fuel Dock hours of operation are: Mon-Sun, 8 am to 5 pm Mo’s at Highport restaurant hours of operation are: Friday, 11 am – 11pm Saturday, 8:30 am – 11 pm Sunday, 8:30 am – 6 pm

Due to some of the marina roads being under water all boat docks are only accessible by water taxi.

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Update 1-7-2016

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Wildlife Drive and the low water crossing at Bennet and north of the Visitor Center are flooded. Meadow Pond Trail is open to just past Deaver Pond; Harris Creek Trail is open, with water edging up to the trail; Haller’s Haven Trail is open to the Iron Bridge at Dead Woman Pond. Take perimeter roads to reach Meadow Pond and Haller’s Haven trail heads. Maps available at the Visitor Center. Bonus! You can enjoy a lakeside view from the Goode Picnic Area this week!

Earlier updates:

Boat Ramps Open except as noted:

Eisenhower State Park Boat Ramp
Eisenhower State Park Boat Ramp

Alberta Creek Marina

Big Mineral

Bridgeview Marina

Buncombe Creek

Caney Creek Campgrounds

Catfish Bay Marina

Cedar Bayou Marina

Cedar Mills Marina Resort

Denison Dam Site

East Burns Run

Eisenhower State Park

Flowing Wells Resort Marina

Grandpappy Marina

Highport Marina

Johnson Creek Campgrounds

Juniper West Campgrounds

Lakeside Campgrounds

Lake Texoma State Park

Lighthouse Marina

Little Glasses Marina

Little Mineral Marina

Mill Creek Marina

Newberry Creek Marina

Platter Flats Campgrounds

Rock Creek Resort Marina

Soldier Creek Marina

Walnut Creek Marina [/su_spoiler]

Fuel Dock Status

Big Mineral Marina Resort

Buncombe Creek Marina

Bridgeview Marina

Cedar Mills Marina

Cedar Bayou Marina – Marina is fully operational, working fuel dock, ice, snacks, drinks, etc!

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina –Working fuel doc with regular, super & diesel fuel. The fuel dock is stocked with ice, drinks (no alcohol ), snacks, ice cream & fishing bait ( worms, frozen cut shad & frozen whole shad )

Flowing Wells Marina

Grandpappy Marina

Highport Marina

Lighthouse Marina

Mill Creek Marina – unleaded gas, diesel and pump outs. Credit cards can now be accepted.

Newberry Creek Marina

Walnut Creek Marina

Boat Rentals

BlackBeard Marine – Pontoon boat rentals

Bridgeview Marina – pontoon boat rentals

Cedar Bayou Marina – pontoon boat rentals, canoe/kayak rentals,

Eisenhower Yacht Club – pontoon boats ( by reservation only ), canoes, kayaks & stand up paddle boards

Lighthouse Marina – Pontoons, kayaks, 4 person sailboats, tubes, and stand up paddle boards for rent

Highport Marina – boat rentals and jet ski rentals

Walnut Creek – kayak rentals

Restaurants

Anchor N Restaurant, Buncombe Creek Marina (Accessible by boat)

Bridgeview Cafe, Bridgeview Marina Resort (Accessible by boat)

The Oasis at Lighthouse Marina (High Water Club) (Accessible by boat)

Mo’s at Highport Marina, open on weekends serving breakfast beginning at 8 am and lunch (Accessible by boat)

Pelican’s Landing, Cedar Mills Resort Marina

3 Brothers Tiki Bar & Grill, Lake Texoma Lodge Resort

Poppy’s at the Point, Grandpappy Marina (Accessible by boat)

Campground Status

The following campgrounds are completely CLOSED for winter thru March 31st

Buncombe Creek
Texas Dam Site
East Juniper
Preston Bend
East Burns Run Day Use Area
West Burns Run
West Burn Run Day Use Area

The following parks or amenities are completely CLOSED due to flooding:

East Burns Run
Toilet at Spillway Boat Ramp

The following parks are only PARTIALLY OPEN due to flooding:

Platter Flats: first come first serve

Limited number of campsites are available
Water is available
Electric service is available
No boat ramp is available

Johnson Creek: first come first served

Limited number of campsites are available
Water is available

Electric service is available
No boat ramp is available

Caney Creek: first come first served

Limited number of campsites are available
Water is available
Electric service is available
No boat ramp is available

Juniper West: first come first served

Limited number of campsites are available
Water is available
Electric service is available
No boat ramp is available

Lakeside – boat ramp is only facility open

You may contact the National Reservation System by phone (877/644-6777) or via the World Wide Web (www.recreation.gov).

State Park and Marina Campgrounds Open

Alberta Creek Marina Resort

Big Mineral Marina Resort

Bridgeview Marina Resort

Catfish Bay Marina Resort

Cedar Bayou Marina Resort

Cedar Mills Marina RV and Campsites

Grandpappy Point Marina Campground

Eisenhower State Park

Lighthouse Marina RV Park

Mill Creek Marina Resort

RiverView RV Park and Recreation Area

Texoma Shores Resort

Walnut Creek RV hookups

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Grandpappy Point Marina 1- 6-2016

The power is currently off to boathouses 9, 18 thru 20 & 34. We have had to cable a few of the Boathouses together. Boathouse 2 is cabled to Boathouse 3 and 3 has been cabled to Boathouse 4. This will affect the right side of Boathouse 2, all of 3 and the left side of Boathouse 4. We apologize for the inconvenience but it is necessary to keep the Boathouses and your boats safe, secured and anchored properly.

All of the walkways are underwater, if you need a shuttle out to your Boathouse please call the security number (903)814-6706. We are currently shuttling customers from a platform located between Boathouses 6 & 7.

Highport Marina  1-5-2016

At this time, all roads around the marina have low spots that are completely covered in water. For your safety, NO docks are accessible by land at this time, but ALL docks are accessible via our Water Taxi!

Accessing the Water Taxi:
– During business hours, call the Fuel Dock at 903-786-8365
– After 5:00 pm, call Courtesy Patrol at 903-814-4300

Our intent is to keep winter water accessible. If at any time our meter indicates a possible line break and/or leak, we will advise the affected membership by email and phone that water is being shut off. Please keep in mind that we will continue to have fresh water available at the Fuel Dock.

And great news – we do not foresee any loss of electricity at this time!

And finally – remember that Mo’s is open and keeping regular business hours Friday through Sunday! Come by and see us on your way to the Water Taxi! We’d love to see you!

GRANDPAPPY UPDATE 01/03/2016:

The power to boathouses 18 through 20 and 34 has been shut off, however boathouses 14 thru 17 and 27 still remains on at this time.

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The rising of the lake has started to slow down, having only increased approximately 2 inches in elevation since 1 a.m. this morning. We are hoping that it should crest soon and begin receding. The current lake level is 627.25 and they are releasing 2500 cubic feet per second through the dam at this time. Due to the power being shut off to Boathouses 18 through 20 Grandpappy’s internet and email is temporarily down. We hope to have this resolved sometime tomorrow. All of the walkways are underwater, if you need a shuttle out to your boathouse please call the security number (903)814-6706.

Grandpappy Point Marina 1-2-2016

The road to the east side is as deep as 4′ in some places; therefore it is impassable by car or truck. Access to boat houses 14 thru 20 is only available by water taxi.

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As the water rises the chance of losing power to the east side increases. Currently the power to boat house 18 has been turned off and the entire east side could be soon to follow. Power to boathouses 30-32 could be terminated due to the location of it’s disconnect panel and meter. We have had to cable a few of the boat houses together. Boat house 2 is cabled to boat house 3 and 3 has been cabled to boat house 4. This will effect the right side of boat house 2, all of 3 and the left side of boat house 4. We apologize for the inconvenience but it is necessary to keep the boat houses and your boats safe, secured and anchored properly. Below is the list of current walkway and power situations: Boat House 1 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 2 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 3 & 4 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 5 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 6 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 7 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 8 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 9 – Power off and water over walkway Boat House 10 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 11 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 12 & 13 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 14 thru 20 – Not accessible by vehicle. Power will be turned off soon. Boat House 21 & 22 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 23 thru 26 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 27 – Not accessible by vehicle. Power will be turned off soon. Boat House 28 & 29 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 30 & 31 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 33 – Not accessible by vehicle. Power will be turned off soon. Boat House 34 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 35 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time  Boat House 6 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 7 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 8 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 9 – Power off and water over walkway Boat House 10 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 11 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 12 & 13 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 14 thru 20 – Not accessible by vehicle. Power will be turned off soon. Boat House 21 & 22 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 23 thru 26 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 27 – Not accessible by vehicle. Power will be turned off soon. Boat House 28 & 29 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 30 & 31 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 33 – Not accessible by vehicle. Power will be turned off soon. Boat House 34 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time Boat House 35 – water over walkway but power not affected at this time
Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina 1-2-2016

MARINA UPDATE: As of today 1/2/16, there is no driving access to BH 6-11 due to water covering road in front of shop, BH 3 & 4 walkways are under water and BH 24 & 27 walkways will be under by end of day today. South cove road is still open but limited driving access due to road construction and high water. Boaters in BH 21-28 can park and walk from either BH 29 or by fishing pier. A limited shuttle will be running during business hours but we will need an ETA so please call ahead of time. BH 12 & 14 walkway does have a little water at the edge of walkway but is still passable. At this time we do not have concerns about turning electricity off but that could change depending on the predictions from the Corps. FUEL will be shut off to the gas dock today as we prepare for possible higher water levels. If you have any concerns or questions please give us a call at the office 903-463-3999.

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina 1-1-2016

ATTENTION BOATERS: Boathouses 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 17, & all of south cove are no longer accessible by land. The south cove road is closed due to road repairs (and now high water). Our on call people can shuttle but they must know in advance you are coming. Please call with an ETA or if you have any questions. 903-463-3999

Grandpappy Point Resort Marina 12-31-2015
Because of the rising water we could lose access to boathouse walk-ways as well as have power disconnected at various boathouses. As a result of the rising water we have already terminated the power to boathouse 9. Though it is unlikely, the power to boathouses 14-20 could be terminated at Oncor’s discretion when the road to the east side of the marina becomes impassable. Power to boathouses 30-32 could be terminated due to the location of its disconnect panel and meter but it too is unlikely.

Below is a list of elevations at which boathouse walkways will be submerged:

When boathouse walkways will be submerged
Boat House 1 – 626′ Boat House 2 – 625.75′ Boat House 3 & 4 – 626.42′ Boat House 6 – 624.17′ Boat House 7 – 624.67′ Boat House 8 – 626.84′ Boat House 9 – Already Under Boat House 10 – 624.34′ Boat House 11 – 625.17′ Boat House 12 & 13 – 626.06′ Boat House 14 thru 16 – 3′ or more Boat House 17 – 627.59′ Boat House 18 – 626.25′ Boat House 19 – 625.84′ Boat House 20 – 626.84′ Boat House 21 & 22 – 626.06′ Boat House 23 thru 26 – 625.67′ Boat House 27 – 3′ or more Boat House 28 & 29 – 3′ or more Boat House 30 & 31 – 624.9′ Boat House 33 & 34 – 3′ or more Boat House 35 – 624.65
Highport Marina
We have begun water taxi service today, which can be hailed by calling the fuel dock at 903-786-8365 or courtesy patrol at 903-814-4300.

Due to the rising water, the following docks are not accessible by land: J, K, E, ZE, ZD, ZC, ZF, ZG and Puerto del Sol.
Additional docks that will likely be inaccessible from land by tomorrow are: C, F, G, L, M and Q.

Mill Creek Resort Marina 12-30-2015

At this point all power to all boathouses are still on, the water is once again in the parking lot and over the walkway to boat houses 7, 8 & 9.

The USACE is not releasing any water yet so it will be very close…. we will keep everyone updated and if the power is shut off then we will call in the troops and we will be all hands on deck once again.

Shuttle service will be available from 9 AM Thursday, the 31st and we will pick up down by the shop. The good new is there is no more rain in the forecast until next week and, God willing, the gates will start flowing and we can reclaim the parking lot & walkways.

Grandpappy Point Marina 12-28-2015

The walkway and electrical box to Boathouse 9 are under water and as a result the power to boat house 9 is off. The road on the east side may become inaccessible if the water rises to the Corps predicted level of 624.9′.

As a reminder, the water is turned off to all Boathouses. The fuel dock has winter water located in the first courtesy slip attached to the dock. Our tenants are welcome to use it if they are in need of fresh water, although, we ask that you please disconnect the hose when you are finished.

Highport Marina 12-28-2015

We are taking the following proactive steps to ensure access and safety for all members and customers:

  • Within the next 24-48 hours, the following gangways may be under water and not accessible: J, ZE and ZF. Water Taxi service can be accessed at the Fuel Dock.
  • The septic tanks on K, L, M, ZF and Puerto del Sol have been emptied and we ask that they not be used until water levels recede back below 619′.
  • We are actively watching Y dock as water levels rise. Due to the location of its power box, power may need to be shut off for this dock. We will notify those members affected when we know more.

Grandpappy Point Marina

Marina Updates & Conditions 12/4/15:

Great News! Due to the warmer weather we have postponed turning the water off to the Boathouses this week. Although the lake hasn’t officially crested, with the amount of inflow versus the release we do not expect it to rise any further than its current level of 623.14’. There are no roads within the marina that are under water or inaccessible. However, the walkway to Boathouse 9 is under water. We have had to turn off the electric and water to Boathouse 9. Unfortunately, Boathouses 18, 19 & 20 are tied into the same water line and they too are without water. For all other Boathouse, we will postpone turning off the water until next week.

We encourage our customers to come out and enjoy the beautiful weekend! The fall colors make for a very scenic boat ride. Our fuel dock will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 9-5pm. It may be the last chance to wash your boat and give it some love before winter sets in. We look forward to seeing all of you!

Cedar Mills Resort Marina 12-2-2015

Please be aware that the road between Service and the north end of the Marina is under construction. The work will be completed in phases so the road should remain accessible during the repairs. We have several walkways underwater; however, they will be accessible by tomorrow. The water has been shut-off on the docks but we will have it up and running again as the lake goes down and temperatures remain mild. The travel-lift ways are not useable at this time.

There has been considerable construction progress made on the Lodge/Special Events Center and Pelican’s Landing Restaurant. The Lodge is in its final stages and should be complete before the Christmas holidays. Numerous contractors are working on Pelican’s Landing and it is coming together nicely. We will keep you updated as the opening date grows nearer.

Full Report:

Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

12-2-2015 | 10:45 AM

Engineers on-site determined overnight that the river crested about 3:30 a.m., with the newly constructed windrows on the cofferdam performing as designed. Water has started to recede and river levels will continue to move lower in the coming days.

Mill Creek Resort Marina 12-2-2015 | 10:45 AM

Water has been turned off to boathouses 1 to 7. Water is still available on gas dock and on boathouse 8.

Highport Marina 12-2-2015 | 8 AM

We are taking the following proactive steps to ensure access and safety for all members and customers:
• Beginning today, the water taxi will be available for access to the following gangways which will be under water and not accessible: J, ZE and Puerto del Sol.
• The septic tanks on K, L, M, ZF and Puerto del Sol are currently not usable and we are having them emptied.
• We are actively watching Y dock as water levels rise. Due to the location of its power box, power may need to be shut off for this dock. We will notify those members affected when we know more.

Grandpappy Marina 12-1-2015 | Evening Update

Unfortunately the lake level is once again on the rise. Due to the large amount of rain we received during the holiday weekend, the lake has come up almost 6’. As of 2:00 pm today the lake level was 622.05’. The latest prediction from the Corp of Engineers is that the lake level will be at 624’ by December 5th, however, it is expected to recede as there is no rain in the short term forecast and flood gates will increase as down river channel capacities allow.

We expect the walkway and electrical box to Boathouse 9 to be under water by the end of today. This will affect our travelift and bridge. We estimate that today will be the last day we can pull boats until the water recedes. The road on the east side may become inaccessible if the water was to rise above the Corps predicted crest of 624’.

As a reminder, the water will be turned off to all Boathouses this week. The fuel dock will have winter water located in the first courtesy slip attached to the dock.

Corps of Engineers 12-1-2015 | Evening update

FLOOD UPDATE: With waters from the Washita River gently rising in the Cumberland Levee area, our engineers and contractors began working today to reinforce the current windrow on top of the cofferdam that is currently under construction. The reinforced windrow is fully expected to hold back the overflow water from the Washita River.

We currently have a team of highly skilled engineers on site, and they will work through the night monitoring the river levels and will continue to monitor the situation until the water begins to recede.

Restoring the Cumberland Levee to its pre-flood condition continues to be a top priority for the Tulsa District.

Corps of Engineers 12-1-2015 |  Afternoon update

Current release of 7,500 cubic feet per second flows out of the dam, with more water scheduled for release later this morning.

Several days of persistent rain raised water levels throughout much of the Tulsa District, and brought Lake Texoma water levels to 621.81 which is above normal conservation pool level of 617.

Tulsa District engineers and Lake Texoma staff are monitoring in flow and working to restore the lake to its normal operating level.

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge 12-1-2015

Wildlife Drive is closed until the level of Lake Texoma drops below 620; and the road has time to dry and the debris has been removed.

Lake Texoma Association Update 12-1-2015

Elevation = 620.89 feet and rising

Power Generation = 0 cubic feet per second (cfs) Release from Flood Control Conduits = 2,570 cfs Spillway Release = 0 cfs Total Release = 2,570 cfs Combined flow of Washita (at Durwood) and Red (at Gainesville) rivers = 37,356 cfs

Current elevation of Lake Texoma is 620.89 feet and rising.  It is forecasted that the pool will rise to 624.1 by 5 December.  The water elevation is subject to scheduled releases and precipitation in the watershed above Denison Dam.

There are no releases being made through the hydropower generators.

A release through one flood conduit is being made at 2,570 cfs.

The last release over the spillway occurred at 1000 hours on 1 July 2015.

The aggregate release from Lake Texoma, including the spillway, hydropower generators, and flood conduits, is about 2,570 cfs.

Combined flow from the Washita (at Durwood, OK) and Red (at Gainesville, TX) rivers is about 37,356 cfs and slowly rising.  Inflow is currently exceeding outflow resulting in the Lake Texoma pool rise.

Releases from Lake Texoma will be increased as receding flood waters in the lower Red River below Denison Dam create additional channel capacity.  This release increase will be in accordance with a temporary deviation from the seasonal pool plan from which we typically operate.  The deviation dictates that the Lake Texoma pool will be held to a maximum of 617 feet to support repairs of the north Cumberland levee that breached during the record-setting floods of June 2015.  Reservoir operations in support of the deviation are subject to river stage conditions at Arthur City and DeKalb, Texas, and the condition of other reservoirs in the lower Red River basin.  Floodwaters in the downstream system are the reason for the minor release that is now occurring and the pool rise above 617 feet that is currently being observed.

Current conditions of Lake Texoma may be found at:

http://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/DENI.lakepage.html

Current conditions for the Red River basin may be found at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/abrfc/ Corps-operated park and facility access impacts may be found at: http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/Locations/TulsaDistrictLakes/Oklahoma/LakeTexoma/ProjectNewsandNotices.aspx

We will continue to provide periodic updates as appropriate.

Alberta Creek Resort | 11-15-2015

Reconstruction is coming along nicely. Our fabulous contractor, Gerald Lee, Red River Construction, targets to have the Cafe and Store with picnic deck attached to be re-set before Thanksgiving. Then will come a new main walkway. Then power, water, fuel lines and septic restored!! 5 months and still waiting on insurance.

10-5-2015

Platter Flats

Had a great bunch of volunteers this weekend at Platter Flats We managed to get all the trails opened up at the Platter side although we had to reroute a couple of places but nothing to serious and on Sunday a few of us went to Rock Creek and the trail looks ok except for a little bit of trimming needed and a lot of trash to pick up. Again a great turnout and a big thank you to all who helped get the trails up and running again for the enjoyment of all who use them. Will check out the Lakeside end of the trail system and let you know what i find and keep you updated. Happy trails to all.

10-2-2015

Grandpappy Marina is fully functional with all services available.  Poppy’s at the Point is still in the Event Center.

Grandpappy Marina 9-24-2015

Marina Conditions & Updates:  The concrete for the walkway of Boathouses 28, 29 & 34 has been poured and should be cured. We are now working on completing the installation of the lights along the sidewalk. The water has also been restored to Boathouse 35.

Grandpappy Gas Dock will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9am until 6pm. If you need assistance at the Gas Dock during the week, please contact our office as we only have on-call personnel. Poppy’s at the Point is still operating out of the Event Center and will also be open at 11:30 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Come and get Nauti with us!

Highport Marina

Reminder: Flip Flop Foundation Fish Fry and Fishing Tournament

The 2nd annual Flip Flop Foundation Fish Fry and Fishing Tournament, will be hosted at Highport next Saturday, October 3.

You’ll have a chance to win not one, but TWO tourneys – one for large mouth bass and the other for striper.

And don’t forget about the fish fry starting at 12:30 pm.

Just remember the weigh ins begin at 2:00 pm. For rules and details, visit www.USAFishingTrails.com

Besides the fishing tournament, there will also be raffle prizes, a bounce house, and games for adults and kids so bring your family!

Platter Flats Clean Up Day Set

Finally, after all that rain and the months of waiting for the water to go down and then dry out I have set a clean up date for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of October. I’m giving the rangers time to check out the water and electricity for the comfort of those who will be staying overnight. don’t think there is too much to be done, a few trees to move off the trail and I will be checking out the soft bits and see if we have to bypass by moving trails slightly. Some places are close to private land so we have to be careful how far we go. So mark your calendars and come and help so that we can make the trails safe for eveyone.

Electric and water should be on but i will be checking with the core on Monday to verify these things. Corals will be available on a first come first serve basis. I will be having a meeting at 9.00am on Frid and Sat.and Sun. to figure out who wants to do what and where.

9/23/2015

Good news from Alberta Creek Resort Marina:

Tear down and reconstruction has begun!! We are still working with our insurance adjusters to tweak our final numbers.

We are confident that by the time we get this place put back together it will be better than ever! Our goal is to be open and running before Memorial Day of 2016.

There is so much to be done that it kind of boggles the mind because of all the little steps that have to be taken along the way. This has been a very difficult summer and will prove to be difficult through the winter but we look forward to the outcome!

If we can assist you in any way please let us know and we will keep you posted as events unfold

9-12-2015

Grandpappy Marina

As of today, the walkway to Boathouse 35 has been repaired and is now accessible and the water has been turned backed on. We expect electric to be restored next week. The only Boathouse still without accessibility or utilities is 33; however, we will begin repairs tomorrow and continue until all services are restored for our tenants.

Big Mineral Equestrian Trails

Trails are almost dry, one swampy area will take a while to dry out, another week and trails should be good for riding.  Volunteers have done a great job in cleaning debris off trails.  Still a few trees down across trails but can ride around them.

9/5/2015

Cedar Mills Marina & Resort

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

Repairs are in full swing at the Service Shop. We have “skinned” the building and are now in the process of re-installing new siding and windows. The travel lift is operational and we have started hauling boats. Our Canvas Department is working out of Cabin #1 and will remain in this location until their building is repaired. Contact 903-523-4222 ext 240 for all of your boat service needs.

As promised the fuel dock is fully functioning including the pump out station. It is well stocked with ice, soft drinks and quick boating supplies.

Extended Labor Day Weekend Hours:

Fuel Dock: Sat-Sun 8 am to 8 pm & Mon 8am to 5pm

Service & Parts: Sat-Mon 8am to 5pm

Ships Store: Sat 8am-6pm & Sun-Mon 8am-5:30pm

9/4/2015

Cedar Mills Marina & Resort

We are very excited about the Cedar Mills Marina & Resort facilities that are OPEN and the extended hours of operation for Labor Day weekend.

Fuel Dock: Fri – Sun 8a to 8p & Mon 8a to 5p

Service & Parts: Fri – Mon 8a to 5p

Ships Store Boutique: Fri – Sat 8a to 6p & Sun – Mon 8a to 5:30p

RV/Camping, Deluxe Cottages & a few lakeside Cabins as well as the Launch Ramp are OPEN. We also have overnight boat slips available.

We wish all of our Cedar Mills peeps a fun and safe Labor Day weekend!

Hagerman National Wild Life Refuge

Refuge Office and Visitor Center will close at 2 pm Friday, Sept. 4.

Visitor Center will be open 9 am – 4 pm Saturday and 1 – 5 pm Sunday. Tram tours set for 2 pm Saturday and Sunday, call 903 786 2826 for reservation.

Refuge Office and Visitor Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, Labor Day.

Refuge lands open daily, sunrise – sunset

Youth FIRST – GO FISH event on Sept 5th, youngsters are invited to come fish in the catfish pond at the Refuge

9/2/2015

Labor Day Weekend at Highport Marina!

Rumor around the marina is that EVERYONE is ready for Labor Day! The staff at the marina is no exception – we cannot wait to celebrate with you. Here are the details:

The High Water Café will have extended hours for the holiday weekend:

Friday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Saturday 8:30 am – midnight

Sunday 8:30 am – 9:00 pm

Monday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Our Fireworks and Entertainment will be on SATURDAY, September 5th:

o Join us at dark for fireworks off the north point of the marina

o After the fireworks, Party Machine Band will be at the Courtesy Dock from 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

o This is a BYOB event, so leave your wallets at home!

Safety Update:

o DO NOT — USE THE GANGWAYS to docks that are still under repair. It is a significant safety issue to put makeshift walkways on the gangways to access the docks. The water taxi is available 24/7. We cannot stress enough how important your safety is to us – so please DO NOT use those gangways until they are completely repaired.

Thanks everyone, we’ll see you at the lake!

Grandpappy Marina

As of today the power has been restored to Boathouse 10. We are setting Boathouse 9 and should have power restored tomorrow barring no issues.

The Gas Dock is officially back online. We have unleaded, diesel, pumpouts and water. We will also have beer, ice and merchandise deliveries before the weekend. Although we have most of our courtesy slips accessible there a couple of them that will be closed due to safety hazards.

Water is on to all Boathouses except 35. All walkways are accessible except 33 & 35. The repairs to the walkway to Boathouses 3 & 4 have been completed and are now safe to use. Caution is advised on Boathouses 3, 4 & 10 as there is still damage to various parts of the docks.

We do urge our tenants located on Boathouses 28, 29 & 34 to please use caution on the concrete walkway as the concrete is broken. We plan to remove and pour new concrete soon after the holiday.

Our Service Department including the travel lift is completely operational

As a reminder, we will still be operating out of the Sales Office until our Main Office is remodeled. We are booked on cabins for this coming weekend but we do have several RV/campsites available. Although we do not take reservations on our RV/campsites we expect to have plenty of availability. Prices for sites vary from $15 to $20 per night.

Poppy’s at the Point will be open this weekend in the Event Center or the “old” Point Restaurant location. Their hours of operation are Friday from 11:30am – 10pm (from 7-10pm there will be a DJ and karaoke), Saturday 11:30am – 12pm (at 8 pm The Johnny Romo band will be playing) and Sunday 11:30am – 10pm. They will remain open through Monday due to the holiday from 11:30am – 6pm.

We encourage all our customers to come and enjoy the beautiful waters of Lake Texoma.   Let’s eat, drink, boat and be merry! We look forward to seeing each and every one of you!

8/30/2015

Cedar Mills Marina Resort

Over the past few weeks we have re-installed walkways, re-stored electricity and water to all the docks, re-opened the launch ramp and RV/Camping area as well as the Deluxe Cottages on the airstrip. Brokerage has been re-located to upstairs at the Ships Store.

We plan to have the fuel dock open and be pumping fuel before Labor Day weekend; however, the pump-out station will not be ready by then. (There is a mobile pump out service available on Lake Texoma through Clean Marine 903-361-2727.) The Service yard and travel lift ways are expected to be usable right after the weekend. The Service and Parts Department will be open all Labor Day weekend for your boat service needs 903-523-4222 ext 240.

Work continues on the Yacht Club and we hope to have it completed soon. A few of our upcoming construction goals are to have the airstrip and lakeside cabins ready by the fall and Pelican’s Landing completed by late November.

There is still much to do but the Cedar Mills Crew spirits are high as we see our customers enjoying the lake once again.

8/28/2015

Eisenhower Yacht Club – We now have ALL power and water restored!!  Working fuel doc with regular, super & diesel fuel. The fuel dock is stocked with ice, drinks (no alcohol ), snacks, ice cream & fishing bait ( worms, frozen cut shad & frozen whole shad ); pontoon boat rentals ( by reservation only ), canoes, kayaks & stand up paddle boards rentals

8/27/2015

Mill Creek Marina

We can accept credit cards on the fuel dock now….

Alberta Creek Marina Resort

Lake level is at 618.74 and falling 2″-3″ per day.

We have not yet heard anything from our insurance company so reconstruction is still on hold. Maybe next week.

We are replacing the RV Park electrical power boxes with new ones. The old ones were too long under the water and rusted very badly. Especially since this is twice counting 2007.

Water and power has been restored to all docks except A, B and C.

When boating in or out of Alberta Creek cove, PLEASE stay to the north side of the cove to avoid colliding with any of the underwater pipe that IS STILL THERE.

Fishing is fair to good on the lake with some days being excellent. Talk to your guide and book your trip.

The LAUNCH RAMP at Alberta Creek is open and usable. No launch fee is required at this time. Please park courteously.

Catfish Bay Marina

Catfish Bay Marina update: We are excited to say we now have the fuel dock back in its original position. However, fuel lines & walkways will be awhile before they will be restored. No walkway or gas at this time. We are working diligently to get things back to normal so that our customers can enjoy what’s left of the summer ending with a great Labor Day weekend on the lake. At this moment we have safe & hazard free walkways back to all our boathouses which also have electricity & water. We want to encourage all boaters to enjoy the lake but as always be safe & alert.

Highport Marina

Highport anticipates having diesel fuel available at the fuel dock by Friday, and will again be able to rent boats and jet skis.

join us for a great Labor Day celebration taking in a wonderful fireworks display off the north point of the marina. Then sit back and enjoy the sounds of Party Machine Band performing live on the courtesy dock platform. This is a BYOB event so bring something cold to drink and leave your wallet at home! We look forward to seeing everyone out there!

Updated Dock and Marina repair information: http://www.highport.com/

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina

Power has just been restored to boathouses 21 & 27! Power was restored to boathouse 17 & 18 yesterday!! We are still working on the few boathouses without power & hope to have them on ASAP!

Grandpappy Marina

The Gas Dock is still on track to be opened for the holiday weekend. Although we will have limited product we do hope to have gas, diesel, ice and beer.

The main office is undergoing a major renovation so we are still operating out of the Sales Office. We hope to start the transition of moving back in towards the end of September.

8/27/2015

Cedar Mills Marina & Resort

YES, the RV & Camping Park is OPEN!

The Launch Ramp will be ready to be used by this Friday!

Spaces are available at the RV & Camping area and we even have a few Deluxe Cottages. Launch your boat anytime and you can even rent a slip overnight.

Grandpappy Point Resort and Marina 8-26-2015

Since our previous update, we have restored power to Boathouses 30, 31, 32 and the dry storage units. On Friday we will have a Garage Door Service Company check all the doors to the units and set combos. If you have a dry storage unit by 30/31, please make sure that the marina office has your combination.

We are also happy to report that all water has been restored with the exception of Boathouse 35 and the Gas Dock. Also, all walkways are back in place except for 33, 35 and the Gas Dock. However, we are on track to open the Gas Dock next week. Our goal is to have the power restored to Boathouse 10 this week and if at all possible, power to 9 next week.

Unfortunately Boathouse 35 walkway has significant damage and may have to be rebuilt. Power and water can’t be restored to 35 until the walkway is back in place. However, we remain committed to restoring all services as soon as possible.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at the Lake!

8/23/2015

Lighthouse Resort & Marina

Back to normal and ready for a great Labor Day and Fall Lake Texoma Season!

  • We have Fuel!!!
  • All RV Sites are Open
  • Cabins are good!

– Oasis at the Lighthouse is Open

  • Pontoons, kayaks, and SUPs for rent
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Even though we never closed, it sure is nice to be back! Call us for more info. 903-361-5070.

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

Thanks to all our customers for the patience and understanding during the flood of 2015…. Some walkways are not in the greatest of shape and are only temporary, so please be careful. We will be replacing most walkways this winter and will be remodeling bathrooms in parking lot. We have the greatest customers on the lake and again we thank you :0) Enjoy the rest of your summer…Striper’s Grill we be opened Labor Day weekend also. We will post hours as the holiday approaches.

8/23/2015

Grandpappy Marina

As of today, water has been restored to boathouses 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 28 & 29. The line has been reconnected at 21 & 22 that provides more pressure to 21 thru 26. We are currently working to restore water on 12 and 13. All remaining Boathouses should have water restored by next week.

The following are the Boathouses that have power:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 34.

The following are the Boathouses that have water: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31 & 32

The following are walkways that are accessible:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 & 34. Boathouse 35 is the only walkway not accessible.

8/21/2015

Evening Update

Walnut Creek

We have gas available!! Store is back open!! Come see us!!

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina

As of 5:30 this afternoon we have restored power to boathouses 25, 26, 28, 29, 30 & 31! We are working on the rest and hope to have everything back on as soon as possible! Thank you all for your patience during this time.

Electricity has been restored to the following boathouses: 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11,12,14,15 & 16. If you do not see your boathouse listed we are still working on restoring the power. Walkways to all boathouses have been repaired so the shuttle should no longer be needed.

The state park currently has an issue with a main water line and has turned water off to the south cove. We will update on this situation as more information becomes available to us.

Mill Creek Resort Marina

Hey folks we have electricity to all boathouses including all of boathouse 8!!!! WOOHOO!! Mill Creek Marina’s Gas Dock is now open for business for unleaded gas and pump outs but no diesel. However, they do not yet have the ability to accept credit cards. Our customers with good credit standing can charge fuel to their Grandpappy account. All other customers will be cash only.

Grandpappy Marina

Since our previous update, the power to Boathouses 14 & 27 has been restored. We estimate Boathouses 9, 10, 30, 31 & 32 to be turned back on next week as well as the dry storage units. Unfortunately, upon completion of our part, we are at the mercy of our electric provider’s schedule.

The walkways to Boathouses 3, 4, 11, 19, 21, 22, 30, 31, & 32 are now accessible. Please proceed with caution on Boathouses 30, 31 & 32 as some repairs may still be needed, especially considering the weight and usage of golf carts on the walkway.

We hope to have the gas dock fully operational prior to the Labor Day weekend. Poppy’s at the Point will be open starting tomorrow for lunch in the Event Center (the old Point Restaurant) and will stay open for the remainder of the season.

Water has been turned on to Boathouses 30, 31 & 32. We will be working on the water over the weekend and our goal is to have all water back on by next weekend. Hopefully, this will allow our customers time to get their boats cleaned and ready for the holiday weekend.

The following still do not have power: 9, 10, 30, 31, 32, 33 & 35

The following are the Boathouses that have power: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 34.

The following walkways are now accessible: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 & 34. Boathouse 35 is the only walkway not accessible.

We hope to have the gas dock fully operational prior to the Labor Day weekend. Poppy’s at the Point will be open starting tomorrow for lunch in the Event Center (the old Point Restaurant) and will stay open for the remainder of the season.

Morning Update

Eisenhower Yacht Club

We have moved our office! We are now located on the gas dock. Please make sure to visit us down there until further notice!  Still waiting on electricity.

Mill Creek Resort Marina

Unfortunately I must make a correction, due to an unforeseen issue the power is only on at the beginning of Boathouse 8, the 2 back sections (previously BH 10 & 11) are still without power. The electrician is here working on the issue and we are expecting power to be back on these sections very soon. Please stay tune here as we will update this page as soon as we have the news. The update yesterday was incorrect and my fault and I apologize if I have inconvenienced anyone

Eisenhower State Park

EISNENHOWER’S BOAT RAMPS ARE OPEN AND READY FOR BUSINESS!!!

We are also opening the lighted fishing pier, however we are still waiting for the power to be turned on. COME AND SEE US!!!

Big Mineral Resort Marina

GOOD NEWS!! The Big Mineral Boat Ramp will be open on weekends starting this Saturday, August 22, 2015!

Mill Creek Marina Resort

The first part of Boathouse 6 is currently without power (through this weekend) as we are replacing all meter bases and breaker boxes to become compliant with Corps. of Engineers. The second part of 6 does have power. Sorry for any inconvenience as we are working hard to get these upgrades completed.  We have electricity to all other boathouses.

We have water to Boathouses 1 through 8. During the storms, the walkway to Boathouse 9 was damaged and we are still in repair mode there, including the water line, but we should have this work completed by the end of next week. We are working on electricity for the Gas Dock and Striper’s Grill and both should be back in operation by Labor Day Weekend. This should be just in time for our party on Saturday Night, Sept 5th where we will have Rocky & The Bullwinkles playing on the Green. Tell all your friends to come out and support the Grill and listen to one of the best bands on the Lake! We look forward to seeing y’all there! Thanks for all your continued support, we appreciate you all!

8/19/2015

Mill Creek Marina Resort

We are pleased to announce that Striper’s Grill is scheduled to open on Friday, September 4th, just in time for the Labor Day Weekend! (Hours of operation to be posted soon). The Blairs have been real troopers throughout this ordeal, we hope everyone comes out to support them in their re-opening, so please tell all your friends!

Don’t forget that Rocky & The Bullwinkles will be playing on The Green from 8 to 12 midnight, Saturday September 5th!

Thing are continuing to improve here as our Campsites and Boat Ramp are open and we have all power restored to the boathouses, with the exception of part of Boathouse 8 which should be restored by this weekend. All boathouses are reset and are accessible via the parking lot walkways. Workers are currently making repairs to our Shop and things should be getting back to normal there in the near future.

We would like to thank all of our staff for their continued hard work and all of our tenants and guests for their patience and understanding. We are still all hands on deck & ready to accommodate you, so come on out to the Lake!!

Grandpappy Marina

The following is a list of the Boathouses that have power:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29 & 34.   Our electric provider estimated that power to Boathouses 14 & 27 would be back on tomorrow 8/19/15.

The following walkways are now accessible:  1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 34.

We are currently working on power to Boathouses 30 & 31 and the dry storage units.  We hope that with Oncor’s help we can have power restored to them by the end of this week.

As always, we are continuing our efforts to repair the walkways and restore water and electric to all Boathouses as soon as possible.

Walnut Creek Marina Resort

Gas tank as been reinstalled, but we have a few more things left to do before we can sell gas. Hopefully this weekend or next. Water and electric is on to all docks.

BOAT RAMP IS OPEN.

RiverView RV & Recreational Park

The water has receded even more over the last few days exposing the river bank for the first time since May. Lots of erosion and downed power poles.

Tulsa District Corps of Engineers

The amount of water being released from Lake Texoma dropped today to 15,000 cubic feet per second, as lake levels gradually return to normal.

Eisenhower State Park

BURN BAN IN EFFECT.

Since the rain at the first of July, parts of Grayson County to include Eisenhower State Park have seen very little rain. This lack of rainfall combined with hot summer temperatures have dried things out considerably resulting in the need to establish the burn ban.

Eisenhower State Park will NOT be allowing any open flame fires to include burning wood, outdoor torches, etc. The park WILL allow cooking with propane grills with closed lids or charcoal fires in the fire ring. All propane grills will need to be located away from grass and vegetation. Park Police will monitor the situation closely to ensure compliance.

The park will provide updates as conditions change. The safety of our visitors, our neighbors and the natural resources of the park will remain the top priority. Thank you for understanding.

8/16/2015

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

Just a quick reminder that the Campgrounds and Boat Ramp are open as well! Please stay tune for more as it looks like the Gas Dock and Striper’s Grill are currently in the works to reopen soon..

8/13/2015

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

Water has been restored to Boathouses 1, 2, 3 and the Gas Dock

The walkway in between the 2 sections of Boathouse 6 is being repaired at this time and should be completed by Friday afternoon. We are getting there!

8/12/2015

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

Conditions are continuing to improve here at the Marina. With the lake level continuing to fall (we are at 623.84′) we are pleased to announce that the walkways to Boathouses 6 & 7 are now accessible from the parking lot and it looks like the water will recede enough by Friday that Boathouse 8’s walkway will be accessible as well! We should have the water restored to the boathouses by next Weds, the 19th. Also, Oncor, our electric service provider, is here accessing the situation and we are expecting to have power back to all boathouses and the Gas Dock by the Labor Day weekend. Management would like to recognize our Staff for all that they have done and are continuing to do, these guys are awesome and they have all stepped up and worked tirelessly during the last 3 months, through the flooding, the endless rain and now the triple digit heat!

8/8/2015

Grandpappy Marina

As of today, Eisenhower’s fuel dock is open for business.   We have our pump out machine up and running as well as regular unleaded, super unleaded and diesel fuel. Our store is stocked with ice, select snacks and drinks

This week we restored power to Boathouses 7, 8, 12 & 13.   We are waiting for Oncor, our electric provider to replace the meter for Boathouses 5 & 6 and then they will have power, hopefully by the end of next week.  At this time the following Boathouses have power:  1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 23, 24, 25 & 26.   We anticipate the water to be restored to most all of the Boathouses next week.

Unfortunately, none of the walkways are accessible quite yet.  Once they have surfaced, we hope to have them repaired as soon as possible.  There is a possibility that the following walkways will be usable by next weekend:  Boathouses 1, 2, 7, 8, and 12.

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina

EISENHOWER YACHT CLUB’S FUEL DOCK IS OPEN FOR PUMP OUTS & FUEL! We have Regular Unleaded, Super Unleaded & Diesel. Our store & shuttling hours will be; Today open until 8, tomorrow Saturday 8/8/15 8 am – 8 pm, Sunday we will open at 8 and will post a closing time. We are still working on power and as of right now the fuel dock and boathouses 1-5 are up and running. Water has been restored to all boat houses except boathouse 15. We are currently not able to dispose of grey water. Please be HIGHLY conservative with your usage (showers & sinks especially).

Cedar Mills Marina

Power has been restored to all of our docks. The west parking lot in the Power Cove is open and the walkway is accessible.

The Ships Store is coming along nicely. We will re-open on Saturday, August 15th.

We are making all necessary repairs to Pelican’s Landing and will have it open as soon as possible.

The crew has started the clean-up process on the Service building and repairs will begin within the next week. Please call extension 240 at 903-523-4222 to schedule your marine needs.

Cedar Mills Road is out of the water but is not accessible at this time. Once we have removed all debris from the area, it should be open and useable (sometime next week).

Please be aware that we have road damage at the dip in the road behind the Service building leading to the RV Park. We have the area marked so drive carefully. RV & Camping park is still closed but repairs will begin soon.

We will keep you posted and as always, we look forward to seeing you at the Lake!

8/7/2015

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

HAPPY FRIDAY, it’s a beautiful, hot, sunny day here at the Marina and at this time we are please to announce that the walkways for Boathouses 2, 3, 4, & 5 are now accessible by land! Our Boathouse Crew is currently working on Boathouse 6 to get it back on it’s moorings and off of Boathouse 7. This has been a daunting task; but, with no more substantial rain events in our watershed, it looks like we should have all Boathouses back on their moorings by the middle of next week. Please stay tuned for information on our upcoming Labor Day Party that will be on Saturday, the 5th. We have hired Rocky & The Bullwinkle’s and we are in the planning stage for all the details.

As always we appreciate each and everyone of you, for your concern for us, and for your continued understanding and patience.

8/6/2015

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina

UPDATE! 8/6/15 : Power has been restored to boathouses 3, 4, & 5. We have also gotten water restored to boathouses 1 – 11, 12 & 14, & 21 – 31. Boathouses 1, 2, 5, 12, 14, 15 & 18 walkways are open and you can now walk down to your slips and no longer need to be shuttled. We will keep posting updates as they become available!

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

We are pleased to announce that the walkway to Boathouse #3 has been reset and we are now using this boathouse as the pickup point for shuttle service to the other Boathouses. Also, it looks like the Boat Ramp and the Campgrounds will be open by next weekend, August the 14th! Things are starting to go in the right direction and we are proud of the hard work that our Boathouse Crew has been doing for us, they are working tirelessly setting the rest of the boathouses back on their moorings. We appreciate all of our tenants and their guests for their understanding and patience as we continue to get things back to order.

Never Never Land Charters

Lake levels are coming down and we should be operational by Sept. 1st. Never Never Land will be available for day, evening or night cruises. Most fun is a sunset cruise and then enjoying watching the stars come out. If we’re lucky we’ll even get a chance to watch the International Space Station fly over. Think about planning an adventure with your sweetie, family or even a girls/boys night out.

8/4/2015

Eisenhower Yacht Club

ALL South Cove water has been turned on. South Cove road will be opening Friday 8/7/15 at NOON.

Alberta Creek Resort and Marina

As the water level drops, anchor pipe is beginning to show back up as seen in these pictures.

Many are asking about repairs, etc. I believe we will have our RV PARK reopened by Labor Day Weekend. Our overnight lodging units are ready to go. The launch ramp should be open within a week. They don’t know if they will repair or replace the damaged docks. In addition to the flood damage the storms brought a tornado thru the resort.

Cedar Mills Marina & Resort

Slip rentals are available and shuttle to get you out to the slips

8/1/2015

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina

As of 2 pm today the road to boathouses 12-18 has opened but ONLY boathouses 12 & 14 are reachable by walkway. If you are on boathouse 15-18 you will still need to catch a shuttle ride to your slips until EYC can repair or replace walkways. Please keep in mind that water and electricity still has not been restored to these boathouses.

7/31/2015

Highport Marina

The Boat Ramp and Fuel Dock are OPEN! (not able to sell fuel yet)

The boat ramp at Highport is officially back open to members and the public. For Highport members, use of the boat ramp is free. There is a $5/day charge for non-members. Please park your trailers in the RV lot or grassy areas only, NOT in the ramp lot.

The fuel dock will also be open this weekend, selling snacks, boat-wear, water, and more, however we are NOT yet able to sell fuel.

ELECTRICITY UPDATE:

We’ve had some questions on electricity this week, so we wanted to provide an update! As the water recedes, we will first address three or four downed telephone poles. then as electrical boxes are exposed, we are evaluating each box, one by one. Repairs and being made and systems recharged as it is safe to do so.

We expect that at least half of the boxes will need full or partial replacement – once we have an estimate on timeframe to complete the replacements or repair, we will let you know.

Eisenhower Yacht Club Marina

Hello boaters! Progress is being made at EYC! Water has been turned on for boathouses 1, 2, 3, and the gas dock! Keep an eye on our Facebook for more updates!  More good news from EYC! Along with the gas dock and boathouses 1, 2 & 3 we have also gotten water restored to boathouses 4 & 27-31.  The shuttle has also moved from the north side of the office to BOATHO– USE 1.  If you have any questions please give us a call at the office and keep an eye out for more updates!

Catfish Bay Marina

Lake is coming down and things are slowly getting back to normal. The Rooster Creek bridge and Texoma Park Road is now open to through traffic. Some of the boathouses are accessible by land.

Be aware of your surroundings when out on the water due to some structures are still submerged and minimal debris floating.

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Today is the first step in re-opening the Refuge to the public after 2-1/2 months of flooding! The Visitor Center opens at 7:30 am, Nature Nook at 9 am. Weekend hours – 9 am – 4 pm Saturday and 1 -5 pm Sunday. Come out and see how much of the Refuge is still under water!

Cedar Mills Marina

We are so excited – the entrance into the marina is now open! Cedar Mills Road continues to be underwater so our marina tenants may enter by exiting off of Highway 377 to Sherwood Grocery and come into the marina via Hillcrest and County Road. Parking in the marina is limited. Please utilize the areas in front of the cottages and near the Ships Store for now. Do not block driveways or go around barricades, please.

Power to the following docks has been restored:

North Cove Docks E through J

Power Cove Docks U through X

We are currently working on Middle Cove L through P docks and will try to have it ready by tonight. We anticipate electrical service being restored to Power Cove Docks Q through T sometime next week.  We are moving back into the Ships Store and hope to be open and fully operational soon.

The Service and Parts Buildings are now out of the water. Service staff will continue to office out of the Blue Building until repairs are made on their buildings.  We will keep you posted and as always, we look forward to seeing you at the Lake!

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

Hey Folks, wanted to let y’all know that we are now picking up shuttle folks behind the shop, please call the office for shuttle service.

Grandpappy Marina

As of 5pm today, the water shuttle/taxi has been relocated to the wedding area due to the structures underwater near the gas dock area. The number for shuttle to pick up or drop off is 903-814-6706.

At this time the lake level is around 632’ and dropping approximately ½’ per day. Very soon many of the walkways will be accessible allowing customers to access their docks without being shuttled. The walkways likely to be accessible first will include Boathouses 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 21, 22, 24, 25 and 26. The walkways to the east side will be some of the last to be accessible as the road to that side will be open at an elevation of 621’. Boathouses 30, 31 and 32 walkway is in need of much repair although it will surface at an elevation of 625’.

We are also working now to restore water to Boathouses 21 through 26, 28 & 29. Please be aware that water pressure may be minimal until we get our second well in service.

As of today, we have also turned on the power to Boathouse 3 and 4. The best case scenario we can give on power being restored is as follows: Boathouses 5, 7, 8, 12 and 13 the first week of August and Boathouses 6, 21 and 22 the second week of August. We do hope to have it restored sooner but this is the best estimation we can provide. As for the power to the east side, Boathouses 14 through 20 will be reconnected when the lake elevation is below 621’.

We are currently working on power and piping at our Gas Dock and hope to have it in operation by the end of August. We were told today that Eisenhower should have their fuel dock open in approximately 10 days. Our travelift will be available to start hauling boats at an elevation of around 625’ and the mechanics are still available to do boat repairs as needed.

7/28/2015

Cedar Bayou Marina

Good Tuesday morning! The lake level is 633.74. We are open for business today. The electric company came out yesterday to assess the power situation and they did not restore our power to the main part of the Marina citing that the water is still too high for them to safely restore power to the boathouses. They will monitor the situation and restore the power when it is safe. Meanwhile, Randy has cleared the debris and fallen trees off of Cedar Bayou Blvd so it is now completely open.   Slowly but surely we are getting back to normal.

Have a great day!

7/26/2015

Good News from Cedar Bayou Marina!

The lake level is 634.85. The water taxi is operating from 9 am to 4:30 pm for boathouse S only. All other boathouses are reachable by foot. The water has been turned on to the main part of the marina. We anticipate the power being restored to the rest of the Marina by the first part of the week.

Cedar Mills Marina

Cedar Mills Marina & Resort

Good news – even though Lake Texoma is still 18′ above normal, the water is receding quicker than originally anticipated! The Corps of Engineers is projecting that we will be back to normal by the end of August.

As most of you know, the Cedar Mills Crew has been busy over the last couple of months with cleanup of debris all over the marina. We have made significant progress on the Ships Store and hope to be moving back in shortly. The Landing and the Lodge have just come out of the water and we are in the process of evaluating the buildings and will begin restoration in the very near future.

Currently, the electricity remains off on the docks as well as around the shoreline and at the RV Park; however, we are in the process of inspecting these areas and making necessary repairs in order to get the power back on as soon as possible. As walkways remain inaccessible, we will continue to offer a courtesy shuttle to and from the docks for your convenience.

The entrance into the marina has just come out of the water but remains closed for the time being to prevent further damage. We anticipate being able to open the road sometime next week.

Cedar Bayou Marina

Through very hard work and a some luck, Cedar Bayou made it through the flood with all slips operational!  No damages, etc and in fact we have power and water on for ½ of our slips and expect to restore power on for the entire marina very soon!  We have a few nice 40-50’ slips with full power and water available at the moment.

7/24/2015

Grandpappy Marina

Although the lake is still 19’ above normal, it is starting to recede and no heavy rain events are currently in the forecast. The lake elevation at 2 pm today is 632.2’. We have been trying to restore power and remove cables as allowed. At this time, we have removed the cables between Boathouse 1 & 2 and between 7 & 8 which will allow clearance for those boaters on the right sides of Boathouse 1 & 7 and the left sides of Boathouses 2 & 8. We are working daily to reset the Boathouses and we will maintain our efforts to remove additional cables to allow access to our boaters.

The power has been restored to Boathouse 1, 23, 24, 25 & 26. Unfortunately, we cannot give an estimate on electricity for the other Boathouses as we may discover issues with the power as the water recedes. However, as a general rule, the last Boathouses to be turned off will be the first to be turned back on. We will continue to clean and repair the electrical as the water goes down and will request that Oncor, our electric provider, restore the power as soon as possible.

We hope to be back to a normal lake level by the end of August though many repairs will be needed and weather may become a factor. As always, we continue to run shuttle for our customers until walkways are repaired and accessible. Our cabins, RV/Camping park and boat ramp remain open and we are still able to do mechanical repairs. We have removed a lot of debris within the marina but we advise caution of underwater structures and trees near shorelines if you are headed out to the lake for a day of fun.

Cedar Mills Marina

The Ships Store is coming along! The carpenters, electricians and painters are making her a beautiful sight to see; they are also busy on the Yacht Club. The water has receded from the top of the road however it is still going to have to dry under it and be inspected before we will be able to drive into the marina. We are all hoping that is real soon!!!

7/16/2015

Q:        Concerning lake Texoma, as conditions improve downstream, do you have plans to increase outflow to bring lake back down closer to normal levels?

A:            Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hi Rickey, thanks for your question. We are working, and will continue to work, to bring lake levels down to Congressionally approved levels. Releases will be based upon a number of factors.

Highport Marina

LAKE LEVELS

Levels rose a bit last weekend – as of today we’re at 639.05. We’re very much looking forward to the forecasted stretch of hot, dry weather for the next 10 days!

ELECTRICITY

We will be able to begin looking at the condition of the electricity to our docks when the lake level gets to about 632. Once we have the opportunity to look at the damage caused by the high water, we will let you know.

FUEL DOCK

We’ll be able to turn fuel tanks back on once the water level goes below the on/off valves and the fuel is tested and any contaminants removed.

We’d like to encourage you to visit the marina and see for yourself how many of our marina customers are continuing to enjoy the lake this summer, and visit us at the High Water Café!

Every weekend, we see more and more boats on the water. And remember, our boat ramp is open to our members who are familiar with the parking lot and ramp area. Come enjoy this great summer weather with us, we’d love to see you all at the lake!

7/15/2-15

Grandpappy Point Marina

Lake Conditions Update

Lake  levels today are at 639.22′ which remains 22′ above normal elevation. The lake has only dropped by about 7 ½’ since it crested on June 1st, 2015 with a record elevation of 645.66′. Due to the unpredictability of future weather conditions and lake release, we do not have a prediction of how quickly the lake will recede. The latest release from the Corp of Engineers states that it will still be at 639′ on July 17th. We will continue to monitor the levels and provide updates as we receive them. The main marina road remains accessible and our Cabins, RV Park and boat ramp remain open. As of yesterday July 14th, the power was restored to Boathouse 1 only. Unfortunately, without knowing what damage we may experience with underwater structures as the lake goes down we are unable to provide an elevation at which the electricity and water will be restored to each of the Boathouses. At this time, there has been no change in the cabling of the Boathouses but we are continuing our efforts to patrol the harbor and secure the docks, boats and other property.  Our water shuttle remains operable from the bank of the gas dock and the number to call for shuttle is 903-814-6706. We apologize that there is not many changes to report and that this has severely impaired your boating season. We will do our best to restore services as soon as possible.

Video by William Fri “Lake Texoma Flood 2015”

“I wanted to video capture the worst flooding Lake Texoma has experienced since it was completed in the mid 1940s. Lake Texoma is a US Army Corps of Engineers flood control lake in north Texas formed by Denison Dam on the Red River. At the time of the video, water was flowing 3′ deep over the spillway and the floodgates were releasing 65,000+ cubic feet/second.”

Texoma Campgrounds Partially Open as of June 4, 2015

American Legion “fishing dock”

Buncombe Creek: 30% open. Existing reservations honored on open sites. First come first served on available sites.

Limited campsites are available
Limited water is available
No waterborne restroom or showers are available
Limited electric service is available
No boat ramp is available

Juniper West: 80% open; potential for reservations.

Campsites are available

Water is available
Waterborne restroom and showers are available
Electric service is available
No boat ramp is available
Texas Damsite: 100% open; first come first served

Eisenhower State Park – Armadillo Loop Campsites will remain open, Park Headquarters closed at 638

Campground Closings and Cancellations

Park and Facility Impacts at Lake Texoma Due to Flooding
Thursday, July 02, 2015

Due to ongoing flooding, Lake Texoma will cancel all reservations through the National Recreation Reservation System for the remainder of the season ending September 30, 2015. Those parks affected are East Burns Run, West Burns Run, Platter Flats, Lakeside, Johnson Creek, Caney Creek, Buncombe Creek, Juniper East, Juniper West, and Preston Bend. Sites will be rented on a first-come, first-served basis as they become available.

Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CAMPING RESERVATIONS: For those that have camping reservations that are affected by flooding closures, please give the National Recreation Reservation System 5-7 working days to process. They are experiencing numerous closures and it will take awhile to process everyone’s refund. We recommend you call the NRRS at 877-444-6777 after 7 working days to see what the status of your reservation is. Please have your confirmation number available when you call. NRRS is making every effort to notify customers by automated messaging system. You will get a 100% refund, but please be patient with us! Thank you

Earlier Posts:

4th of July Activities at Tanglewood Resort!

Don’t miss out this weekend on arts and crafts, live entertainment in our Tower Lounge, face painting, grilled burgers, brats, and hot-dogs, magic tricks and balloon art, carnival games with prizes, steel drum entertainment poolside, and fireworks on Sunday at dusk!

Fireworks Show at Texoma Casino in Kingston July 3, 2015

Cedar Bayou Marina 7/1/2015

Good Wednesday morning . The lake level is 640.03. Cedar Bayou Blvd is flooded with 6.03 ft of water above the surface. The water taxi is running from 9 am to 5 pm today.

Bridgeview Cafe
We are excited to announce will be back to business Thursday! The water has gone down just in time for the weekend! Come see us this weekend, we can’t wait to greet your smiling faces

NEW July 4th event – Fireworks Watching Dinner Cruise

7/5 – Fireworks Watching Cruise – 7PM-11PM – $50 all tickets (Dinner Included) – Join us as we sail around the lake to Tanglewood Resort, who is presenting the largest fireworks display on Lake Texoma this year.

6/30/2015

Cedar Bayou Marina

Good Tuesday morning. The water taxi will operate from 9 am to 5 pm today. The lake level is 640.56. Cedar Bayou Blvd is still flooded at 6.56 ft above the road surface.

Cedar Mills Marina

Inch by inch we’re regaining the shores around the Ships Store and Yacht Club.

6/27/2015

Grandpappy Marina

The entrance into the marina is now accessible but the county road leading into the marina was washed out during Sunday morning’s heavy rains.  The county has started the repairs to the road with hopes of having it completed no later than the middle of next week.  At this time, we plan to have our cabins, campgrounds/RV park and boat ramp available for the holiday weekend.  Unfortunately, our Restaurant and Fuel Dock will not be operational and the electricity and water remains off on every Boathouse within the marina.

Friends of Platter Flats Equestrian Trails and Camp
Walked around Platter Flats campgrounds A & B today. Sites 18 – 23 are the only ones usable. Too bad there’s no way to get to them except thru the back on foot. Looks like it’s going to be a while before we can use it.

Mill Creek Resort and Marina
We still have Cabins & RV sites available for the Fourth of July Weekend and at this time we are offering 25% off on all Cabins from July 2nd through July 6th with no minimum stay requirements.   Unfortunately our Fuel Dock, Restaurant, Campsites, Boat Ramp and Temporary Slips are still not available and all electricity is still currently off on all Boathouses.

Highport Marina

The weekend is upon us, and we are busy trying to prepare the marina for the holiday weekend next weekend. To that end, we are in the process of moving our High Water Café kitchen into a mobile unit. Because of this transition, the café will NOT be open this weekend.

Additionally the Fuel Dock remains closed for this weekend – we do hope to have it open with fuel services available by next weekend, too.

The Water Taxi is now available 24/7 – please remember to have life jackets for the kids to save time this weekend!

Keep in mind that our maintenance team is still working on pilings in the marina, particularly in the areas of both N Docks as well as F and G Docks. For your safety, please stay well away from areas where the barge and crane are working.

Cedar Bayou Marina

The water taxi is running from 9 am to 5 pm today.

6/26/2015

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

Good morning, Folks! It is a beautiful day at the lake today and at this posting the lake level is 642.57 and falling. We are still in recovery mode from the storm that blew through here on Sunday and we are in the process of shoring up all the boathouses that came loose trying to get ready for the next storm that is predicted to move in this evening. Once this storm passes and we are able to access any further damage, we are hoping to resume shuttle service by Tuesday June 30th. Thank you for your continued patience and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cedar Bayou Marina

The lake level is 642.62. The water taxi is running from 9 am to 5 pm weather permitting. We are expecting some rain and possible severe thunderstorms to roll in this evening and into Saturday morning. This will bring a drop in the temperature to a much more comfortable 80 degree range. Have a great and safe weekend

6/25/2015

Cedar Bayou Marina

Good Thursday morning. The lake level is 643.45 and slowly dropping. We have rain in the prediction for Friday into Saturday as a cool front approaches our area. It will be great to get some relief from this heat. Keep safe and hydrated

6/24/2015

Roosevelt Bridge is OPEN!

Grandpappy Marina – Main road into marina has major damage.  When the waters began to recede, Grandpappy Marina discovered a portion of the main road leading into the marina had washed away, leaving a gaping hole.

Mill Creek Resort Marina

At this posting the current lake level is 644.31 and falling at a rate of about a foot a day. The storm that came through here on Sunday really did not help our situation very much. We had a few boathouses get loose but we  were able to save everything and all are currently cabled together. With that being said, we have cancelled all shuttle service at this time until further notice as it is currently unsafe due to all the cables running through the marina and we have had to put all focus on keeping boathouses and tenants property safe.  We ask for your continued patience during this time as we are still all hands on deck. Thanks!

Cedar Bayou Marina

The lake level at 10 am was 643.89. The last time the lake went 5 feet over the spillway it took us 9 days to get below 640. This has been one crazy flood.

The water taxi is operating from 9 am to 5 pm today. Those guys are working so hard in this heat using a sledge hammer and blow torches and welding also. Trey has become a really good welder!

I watched Randy swing that sledge hammer so long and hard that it almost made me cry. Now they are starting all over again banging on the same anchor poles they slaved over since this all began around May 1.
I just pray they will all be safe and have the strength and stamina to finish saving our Marina.

6/23/2015

Cedar Bayou Marina

The only way to get to your boat slip is by boat. All of the boathouse walkways are under water or damaged. The water taxi is operating today from 9 am to 5 pm.  The Lake level has dropped to 644.61

6-20-2015

Bridgeview Cafe
Well Hurricane Bill gave us an early Father’s Day gift, we are having to close again. WE WILL BE CLOSING AT 2PM TODAY. We are unsure when we will reopen.

Roosevelt Bridge Closed

Cedar Mills Marina
Due to the amount of rain that Tropical Storm Bill has brought to the area, the Corps of Engineers has forecasted the lake level to reach 645.70 feet by June 21st. The current lake level is 643.39 and the accumulative release of water from power generation, flood conduits and spillway is 109,035 cfs.
The rising water has gone back into the Main Office as well as other previously cleaned buildings. We have spent many hours clearing the shoreline and had even started repairs in some buildings – all in attempts to get the marina back to normal.

We continue to work on docks and breakwaters to maintain their integrity. Although visiting the marina is discouraged, should you feel it necessary to check your property, we will continue to offer complimentary shuttle service for as long as it is safe to do so.  Roads are inaccessible at this time.

As always, we appreciate your support and patience and we will keep you updated.

Grandpappy Marina

The Corp of Engineers just released an update and the current prediction is that the lake will crest on Sunday, June 21st at a new record elevation of 645.7′. Reminder from our previous post: to secure the the boathouses, we have cabled them together and will be unable to remove the cables until the water recedes several feet. This will mostly affect our sailboat tenants. The Restaurant is closed until further notice and due to the rising water, the entry road will become inaccessible potentially by tomorrow morning. Therefore, our boat ramp, cabins & RV/campgrounds will be inaccessible as well. Although we discourage our tenants from coming to the lake during the next several days, we will continue shuttling from the bank of the gas dock, the wedding area or from the east side once the entrance road is closed. At this time please continue to call the security phone at 903-814-6706 for shuttle purposes. It is almost a certainty that we will lose our main phone lines, however, we encourage you to direct any questions to the main office until the phones become inoperable. Once this happens, we will have only minimal staff on site so our only forms of communication will be the security phone, email @ info@grandpappy.com and social media. We truly appreciate your understanding.

Highport Marina

Due to the rising water, we’ve had to cut the power to the Fuel Dock and unfortunately it will not open this weekend as we had originally planned. However, we DO have water available at the courtesy dock with four water hoses for filling water tanks and rinsing your boats.  The High Water Cafe (on the porch of “Big Blue”) is serving breakfast beginning at 8 am and $5 burgers.  The latest projections are showing that the lake might crest on Sunday – if we do have another power loss in the administration building, we will have to close the high water café until power is restored.

Alberta Creek 5-27-2015
Alberta Creek 5-27-2015

6-17-20015

Grandpappy Point Marina

We are still open for business!!! Our cabins & RV/Campgrounds were not affected by the recent high lake levels and are still available for use. Our boat launch is also still accessible though we advise to use it with caution & one at a time (back down the road to use it). Due to the high heat, high humidity, & lack of A/C, Poppy’s will not be open in the pavilion until further notice is given. The water shuttle/water taxi that we have been using to shuttle customers is now back at the bank of the Gas Dock. Although the gas dock is currently closed, we are offering our mobile pumpout service to our tenants for a reduced price of $50.00 + tax.

Highport Marina

The Island Bar is closed but the High Water Club at the Administration Building will be open with limited food and beverage service. July 4th Fireworks has been postponed until Labor Day

Tanglewood Resort

Fireworks Show scheduled for July 5th at dusk.  Tanglewood is offering special July 4th weekend rates, but for anyone wishing to stay an additional night, they are offering 50% off.

Cedar Bayou

Good Wednesday morning! The lake level has risen slightly since yesterday to 637.74. It is raining pretty hard outside so we gave everyone the day off. The water taxi will not be operating today. Everyone stay on high ground, stay safe today

Bridgeview Café

FYI phone system is down at the restaurant so if you have tried to call us and we are not answering we apologize! We are scheduled to have a tech out Friday. Wednesday is It’s Wingsday, and we are open! Come get your wing on! BBQ or Hot come get them while they last.

Queenies Jewels and Things – Closed today due to heavy rains.

Durant Democrat

Spillway may overflow again – The great flood of 2015 has broken all flood records for Lake Texoma. The lake has overflowed at the spillway once already. Now, experts say it is a definite possibility it could happen again soon.

Corps of Engineers  15 JUNE 2015 0600 hrs

Areas of heavy rainfall are possible over the next couple of days across the area. Attention is beginning to focus on a tropical system in the western Gulf of Mexico which will likely move into the Texas coast and then head north into Oklahoma by mid-week. Heavy rainfall is should be seen along and east of whatever track the system takes. The 7-day Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPC) from the National Weather Service indicates rainfall amounts of 7 to 8 inches along the path. The most recent update shows the system running along the Oklahoma/ Arkansas border.

Cedar Bayou Marina 6-6-2015
Remember our Marina can start to get back to normal after we drop to 636. The lake level still has to drop 7 more feet until we can start to anticipate any power restoration in the Marina.

Cedar Mills Marina 6-6-2015
Good Morning Lake Texoma! Cedar Mills Crew is working hard on clean up as the water recedes and our dock crew has been working long hours to ensure the safety of the boats.  Our office staff is here 7 days a week and our Service Department is OPEN Tues through Saturday! We can be reached at the following phone numbers – Marina 903-209-8837, Service 903-267-9089, and Parts 903-267-1216.

6-5-2015

Roosevelt Bridge is OPEN!

Catfish Bay Marina – ODOT announces HWY 70 at the Roosevelt Bridge is now open. Lake is down to 643.25′. We will keep you informed as other areas begin to open back up. It is official: Roosevelt Bridge is now OPEN! No more having to take an alternative route. Enjoy the beautiful weather and a round at Chickasaw Pointe. Call 580.564.2581 to book your tee time.

Cedar Bayou Marina

Good morning everyone. The lake level is 643.29.
The guys will continue their marina repairs today as they deal with the lake level decreasing now.
The water taxi service for Cedar Bayou Marina tenants will run from 9 am to 5 pm today.
Have a wonderful day!

Big Mineral Marina Resort

Water is going back down about a foot a day right now, so keep up the prayers and maybe it will keep going and we can start clean up and putting things back together for part of a summer. Prayers to all the marinas for their recovery as well.

6-4-2015

Grandpappy Marina

Our office phones are now fully operational. Please call the office during regular business hours @ 903-465-6330. For after hour water shuttle, please continue to contact Security @ 903-814-6706. We will provide further updates prior to the weekend. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time!

Mill Creek Resort and Marina

The Locust Volunteer Fire Department has postponed their Annual Fry ’em Up Fish Fry that was scheduled here at Mill Creek for the weekend of June 20th. We will post the new time and dates here on our FB page as soon as we know.

Cedar Bayou Marina

Good morning everyone. The lake level is 644.32. That is a decrease of 1.34 since the lake crested at 645.66 on June 1. The water taxi is operating from 9 am to 5 pm today. The guys are working hard is this heat to keep us afloat!

Alberta Creek Resort Marina

Lake level now at 644.63 down a little over a foot since cresting 2 days ago. Inflow is 74,000cfs with outflow at 124,000cfs. Going the right direction with no rain in our forecast!
We are watching the docks and walkways to try to reduce the damage to structures that the falling water will cause.
FISHING is fantastic and still catching bigguns!! Come wet a hook!!

RiverView RV & Recreational Park
The lake crested Sunday 5/31 @ 645.72′ (. 89′ over the 1990 record!), and the water is slowly returning to where it needs to be. We can see high level water marks on the trees, the top of the storm shelter, and birdhouses on posts aren’t under water anymore!

Big Mineral Equestrian Trails

Help is needed in mowing.  If you can help, call or text 903-815-9501

6-2-2015

Cedar Bayou Marina 6-2-2015

Good morning everyone! The lake level is 645.41. The inflow is 84,354. The outflow is 136,235. The water taxi service for Marina tenants will be from 9 am to 5 pm today.
Please keep in mind that as the lake level drops we still have even more work to do to maintain the safety and structure of our Marina. We will not be able to asses power restoration to our Marina until the lake level gets below 635. We feel we are about 30 days away from that level depending upon any rain received in the watershed and depending upon the rate of water release from the Corp of Engineers.

Cedar Mills Marina Resort 6-2-2015

The water is about halfway up the airstrip. We cannot wait for the water to recede and the airstrip to be reopened so pilots can visit us again. All boat docks seem to be fairing well!

6-1-2015

Cedar Mills Marina 6-1-2015
Lake Texoma crested yesterday at 645.72’ and is currently at 645.65′. The aggregate release including generators, flood conduits and spillway is 143,000 cfs. The weather forecast is favorable calling for sunshine all week!
Our e-mail communications have been re-established and we have added the following cell phones numbers as additional contacts: 903-267-9089 & 903-209-8837

We will have a lot of work ahead of us once the Texoma lake level recedes; but rest assured Cedar Mills Marina and Pelican’s Landing will be back – better and stronger than ever!

Grandpappy Marina 6-1-2015
Due to the road being inaccessible to the marina, the water shuttle is being ran from the end of Highway 84 on the east side of the marina. Our office phones are still inoperable and without road access, vendors, repairmen, & other services are unable to enter at this time. Our security cell is the only way to reach us by phone @ 903-814-6706. We encourage our customers to invite their dock-mates to like our Facebook page and/or sign up for mass email for updates. We have reduced the office staff so please email us at info@grandpappy.com to ensure that we receive it in a timely manner. Our General Manager Jason is on site, so please direct emails for him to his work email address. Thank You.

Alberta Creek 6-1-2015
If the campgrounds here or around the lake are open by August 1st, it will be a miracle. They will need to be cleaned, services restored (electric, water and septic), roads in and out repaired, debris removed, etc. Keep fingers crossed and stay tuned here for updates on Alberta Creek Resort and our progress.

5-31-2015

Tulsa District, U.S. Army corps of Engineers – updates on campground closures (See below)

Eisenhower Yacht Club 5-31-2015

EYC  is not able to run a regular shuttle at this time due to very limited parking and poor weather conditions. If you would like to come up and check on your boats/slips please call the office ahead of time to make sure weather conditions are favorable for us to operate our shuttle safely. If you show up without a phone call there is a possibility you could be turned away due to weather or parking. We are checking boats and boat houses on a regular basis to make sure no problems arise. If you would like for us to check on anything for you please call the office and we will get it set up. Please know we are doing everything we can to accommodate our customers during this time. The lake has crested today at elevation 645.6.

Cedar Bayou Marina 5-31-2015
Good Sunday Morning! It is a beautiful SUNNY morning.
The lake has crested at 645.66 and is now 645.65!
The inflow is 105,000 and the outflow is 140,000. Whoppe!
We will operate the water taxi from 1 to 4:30 pm today. The guys are exhausted and need a break

5-30-2015

Big Mineral Resort 5-30-2015
Well we have broke a record for lake level, not that we were trying, but at least after today, we will have a break in the weather so that maybe our level will start to fall and we can get to rebuilding. Thanks for all the prayers and support, I will keep the pics coming as we come down and try to keep you posted on progress! !!!!

Little Mineral Marina 5-30-2015 – Man rescued from drowning

Robert aka Vanilla and Tanner rescue another man tonight after being in water 30-40 minutes he finally pulled himself onto dock and hollered for Robert to help him. Robert and Tanner helped him on boat and took him ashore.

Cedar Bayou marina 5-30-2015
Good morning everyone! It is raining this morning at Cedar Bayou Marina so we are not operating the water taxi this morning. Sorry! We may be able to operate the water taxi this afternoon if the rain stops. As of 8 am this morning, the lake level was 645.38. The inflow was 155,775 CFS and the outflow was 134,000 CFS. The guys have been diligently keeping our marina safely in place during this historic flood. They will continue to keep adding anchor pole extensions as needed. The good news is that we have NO RAIN in the next 7 day forecast. Bring on the sunshine!
All our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who is suffering during this flood.
A reminder to everyone at the marina. All of the walkways leading to all of the boathouses are under water. The boat ramp is under water. About 85 % of Cedar Bayou Blvd is under water in the marina area. Some of the marina tenants are reaching their boats using kayaks, canoes and other floatables. Be safe! Wear your life jacket! Watch out for snakes! Layne and I did not see any snakes on our hike yesterday, but Trey and Randy have seen a lot of snakes during their daily trips out to work on the boat docks. I have personally encountered one snake at Cabin F and lots of mosquitos and chiggers and ticks! Please exercise caution and apply bug repellant

Updated Road and Bridge Closures Due to High Water 5/30/2015

Marshall County
US-70 Roosevelt bridge over Lake Texoma is closed.
SH-32 near Lebanon is closed.
SH-199 is closed at the Ft. Washita bridge approximately five miles west of SH-48.
read more….

5-29-2015

Buncombe Creek Marina 5-29-2015
This record breaking flood is taking its toll on a lot of folks around Texoma, and we have had our share of troubles. The house by the point is now completely surrounded with water. The guys have worked tirelessly to keep the docks attached and afloat. The store, RV park, and restaurant are open. The docks are accessible and have electricity. If you get out on the water, stop and see us at the dock store. We are still selling gas out there!

Cedar Mills Resort 5-29-2015
We have lost e-mail and normal phone lines into Cedar Mills including the number that was sent out yesterday. We have a temporary cell number that you may use to contact Cedar Mills and the Service Department 903-267-9089.

The current Lake Texoma elevation is at a record high of 645.49. We will keep you informed of any lake changes and when more communication resources are available.
Grandpappy Marina 5-29-2015
The roads into the marina are inaccessible at this time. Although we are trying to build up the roads, the water is rising too fast. Our office phones have become inoperable and due to the roads, AT&T may be unable to enter the area to reroute them. Please contact us on our Security Phone at 903-814-6706.

Highport Marina 5-29-2015
As of this morning, high water has reached the front steps of the administration building and has covered the parking lot. In the interest of the safety of our employees, our members and the public, we have elected to close Highport Marina until the water has receded to a level that will allow for parking.

5-28-2015

Good Morning Everyone! From Cedar Bayou Marina
The lake level was 643.80 at 9 am today. Inflow is 172,555 CFS. Outflow is 90,000 CFS.
We will operate the water taxi service, weather permitting, from 9 am to 5 pm today. It is a weather alert day for Lake Texoma. We have received 1 inch of rain since daybreak. There is a possibility of flash flooding and severe weather during the next few days. Please be safe!

Willow Springs under orders to evacuate. Closing 70 and Willow Springs Road later this afternoon/evening

The Roosevelt Bridge is closed on Hwy 70 from Durant to Kingston due to high water as well as a few other bridges and roads.

Hwy 91, closed, partially washed away

Willis/377 bridge is down to one lane. During certain times of the day,  they will have a pilot car directing traffic during the day. I haven’t seen this personally, just repeating what KXII news just said.

Highport Marina – closed

Lighthouse Marina    Store open, renting pontoons,  fuel dock closed

Hagerman NWR – all activities cancelled, hopefully Youth First will be on August 1st, Butterfly Garden Dedication postponed to October

Lake Texoma Association Membership Event cancelled

5-27-2015

Lighthouse Marina       Office has been moved up the hill, road by the lake, the playground and some of the front cabins are flooded. Road closed to the south section (first right off main entrance)

Bridgeview Café          Only selling pie, cold sandwiches, and drinks until the propane tank is moved.

5-26-2015  

Alberta Creek                The lake is at 643.47′ and finally Inflow = Outflow!!

All boats in the marina are safe at this time. We check them twice each day. We have added extensions to our anchor pipes where possible.

Cedar Bayou Marina    Lake level is 643.25 and it is a weather “aware” day with chances of severe weather. Water taxi is operating from 1 am to 5 pm, weather permitting

RiverView RV Park       Sand Creek has backed up and is flooding, guests that were down by the storm shelter have been moved up to another area of the park. The area by the storm shelter is completely closed down.

Enjoy Lake Texoma reports        Roosevelt Bridge still open 2 pm 5-26-2015

 

Highport Marina Boat Houses
Highport Marina Boat Houses

Texoma Marina Resort             The largest boat dock at Texoma Marina and Resort broke off Monday, floating down Lake Texoma. It came to rest on a dry piece of land about a quarter mile from the Willis Bridge. It has been They were able to pull it back, dock is damaged, boats ranging from 24 feet to 80 foot house boats are fine.

Highport Marina          It appears a Boathouse has broken loose, awaiting further details

Cedar Bayou Marina 5-26-2015 The lake level is 642.90. Inflow is 90,972. Outflow is 76,170. The water taxi is running today from 9 am to 5 pm weather permitting.

Highport Marina General Manager Brian Keelan said the fuel dock shut down when the lake level reached 639.5 feet.

Friends of Hagerman 642.90 elevation today- forecast crest is now 643.5 on May 31, but more rain is possible this week.

Enjoy Lake Texoma reports:        Roosevelt Bridge still open 2 pm 5-26-2015

5-25-2015    Catfish Bay Marina:  Lake elevation is 641.92 as of 9:00am this morning (May 25,2015). The gas dock is not accessible by land anymore, but we are continuing to shuttle to and from the boathouses from behind Boathouse 5 near the service shop. Shuttle hours are from 9:00a to 5:00p daily. Call the Gas Dock (580-564-4131) to schedule. If there is no answer, please continue to call. The staff could be out on a shuttle.

Once the elevation hits 643′, all power to the boathouses will be shut off at that time. If you have any electric issues

Spillway 5-25-2-15 Photo: Marilyn Williams
Spillway 5-25-2-15 Photo: Marilyn Williams

(refrigerators, bilge pumps using shore power, etc.), will need to be taken care of ASAP. All water to all boathouses are being shut off today

5-24-2015    Cedar Bayou reports:  The lake level is now 640.89. The Corp of Engineers has now predicted the lake will rise to 643 without any added rainfall.
We have closed off Dove Lane to Cedar Bayou Tenants only. Please no Lookey Lou’s. We are fast running out of road and there is no place to park your vehicle.  The pontoon boat will operate from 9 am to 5 pm t

Cedar Mills    At this time when calling into Cedar Mills dial 903-523-4222 Marina or Service Department ext 240 or service@cedarmills.com

Hagerman Sign 5-24-2015
Hagerman Sign 5-24-2015

Parts ext. 236 or ext 244 or parts@cedarmills.com
Rick may be contacted at 903-814-3753

Little Mineral Marina    UPDATE US ARMY CORPS of ENGINEERS at LAKE TEXOMA – 05/24/15 at 0900 hrs ,
Current elevation of Lake Texoma at 0900 hrs is 640.62 feet and rising. The pool is forecasted to rise to 641 by 24 May and crest at 643.3 by 30 May. This projection was made considering ongoing releases and NO additional rainfall in the drainage basin above Denison Dam.

Releases through both hydropower generators are being made at full capacity (9,000 cfs).

Mill Creek Marina 5-23-2015
Mill Creek Marina 5-23-2015

A release through three flood conduits is being made at 36,000 cfs total.
The aggregate release from Lake Texoma, including the generators and flood conduits, is 45,000 cfs. The schedule for all releases is subject to downstream river stage conditions and the condition of other reservoirs in the lower Red River basin.

5-23-2015  

Mill Creek Resort Marina:  We just received an alert from The Corps. of Engineers stating that with no further rain they predict the water will go over the Spillway at around 8PM 5-23-15, BTW it’s raining so it looks like it could go even earlier.

Sunday Breakfast buffet 9 am – 1 pm at the High Water Club, Lighthouse Marina

Bridgeview Café open Sunday 8 – 2 pm; Monday 8 am – 6pm

Rocky and the Bullwinkles Saturday night, VF W Lakeside, Pottsboro , band starts at 8 pm

TNT at 3 Brother Bar & Grill at Lake Texoma Lodge on Sunday night, 5/24

Cedar Mills Marina Resort has moved the boat sales office to the Ships Store, 903-523-4222

Tulsa District Weather:  5-23-2015 7 am

Light rain covered most of the Tulsa District overnight with a storm cell in the southeastern corner providing a heavier band with over 2 inches in isolated areas. Heavy rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours with totals ranging from 0.5 to 3.5 inches with the heaviest band stretching from south-central Oklahoma to the northeast corner of the district. Heavy rainfall is expected for the eastern half of the district on Sunday as well with totals of an additional 1 to 2.5 inches. The 3-day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) shows 2-5 inches of rain for most of the district with amounts less than 1 inch expected in northwestern quadrant. The 7-day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) shows rainfall totals of 1 to 7 inches. The weather forecast indicates a possible break in heavy rainfall as totals expected Tuesday and Wednesday are less than one-half inch.

5-22-2015    Grandpappy Marina is moving their office to the Yacht Sales Office today, phone service may be limited, use security phone 903-814-6706

Cedar Bayou Reports:  Texoma area is in a flash flood watch until Monday morning. Severe weather is predicted beginning Saturday into Sunday.   The lake level is 637.43 and has been predicted to go up one foot per day under the present circumstances. Currently the inflow is 90,000 to 102,000 CFS and the outflow is 35,100 CFS. At Cedar Bayou

The water taxi at Cedar Bayou is being operated over by the road that leads to the boat ramp area. Hours of operation are from

New Tourism Attraction
New Tourism Attraction

9 to 5.  Spread the word…We have Cabin C, Cabin D, Cabin F and Cabin I available for rent! Regular (not holiday) rates.  They are truly “lakeside” and close to the action!

Little Mineral reports:  The events scheduled tonight and tomorrow have been cancelled..BUT we will still have Rocky and the Bullwinkles on Sunday as well as food and our street party…remember we are cooking just bring a side dish and byob!!! Looking forward to seeing everyone here!!!

5-21-2015     Little Mineral maintenance guys are awesome!! Way to go Tanner & Robert!!! Your quick response and actions saved this mans life!!  Read more

Denison Dam
At the Brink

5-20-2015     FM 1310 (the road by the dam/spillway) is closed

The bad news is that although we are hovering around 636.60, we have 107,000 CFS roaring down the flooded Red River from out west. This water was from the 4-6 inches received over the last 48 hours in the watershed for Lake Texoma

Be careful around the cliffs at Eisenhower State Park.  According to my friends on Facebook big chunks of the cliffs are collapsing into the water.

Walnut Creek, entrance road closed, electricity off to boat houses, using kayaks to cross to flood waters to marina

American Legion 5-23-2015
American Legion 5-23-2015

Eisenhower Yacht Club – marina office has moved to the Rec Hall in the Park.  Shuttle service for customers

Cedar Bayou Blvd entrance road closed; enter through Dove Lane; 5 cabins (B,C,D,F & I) will have electricity and water, all other power and water service in the Marina has been shut down.

5-15-2015     Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge is closed until further notice.  Managers say flooding has made it impossible to get to certain areas of the refuge so they’re closing their gates for safety reasons. Visitor Center closed.

What we know is open:

Poppie's at the Point
Poppie’s at the Point

Restaurants

The Oasis at Lighthouse Marina – moved to the Lodge – The “High Water Club” will be open for dining and full service bar for Memorial Day Weekend

Bridgeview Cafe, open 8 am – 6 pm Mon – Thurs; 8 am – 8 pm Friday & Saturday; 8 am – 2 pm Sunday

Beer Barn at Little Mineral – the cooks will be grilling by the office so they are gearing up for a big Memorial Day Celebration with live music, food

Anchor N Restaurant, Buncombe Creek Marina

Boat Ramps Open and Operational – none

Highport Marina

Train on bridge
May 18, 2015
Water Taxi Cedar Bayou
Water Taxi Cedar Bayou

Marinas Open and Operational

Alberta Creek at least partially open

Buncombe Creek Marina, fully operational – stores, gas dock, RV Park, Restaurant and rental trailers open for business; boat ramp closed

Lighthouse Marina, mostly operational – stores, gas dock, cabin and trailer rentals open, RV Park closed.  The Oasis has moved to the Lodge and is now the “High Water Club” – open for dining and full service bar for Memorial Day Weekend.

Bridgeview Marina

Little Mineral Marina

Soldier Creek Marina

Texoma Marina, open, using driveway to launch boats

Marina Reports

 

Eisenhower Yacht Club
Eisenhower Yacht Club

Alberta Creek Resort              May 14th report: Fishing reports are extremely good. Our guides are now launching from the main road down to the marina. Café closed. Shuttle service for customers

Big Mineral Camp                  Closed

Bridgeview Marina                 Open

Buncombe Creek Marina,       fully operational – stores, gas dock, RV Park, Restaurant and rental trailers open for business; boat ramp closed

Island Bar & Grill 5-15-2015
Island Bar & Grill 5-15-2015

Catfish Bay Marina                 Golf special at Chickasaw Pointe

Cedar Bayou Marina              Mostly Closed, Cabins C, D, F and I are available for rental for Memorial Day Weekend with power and water and roads clear to these cabins  These are truly “lakeside cabins” regular rental (not holiday) pricing!   Boat ramp closed, fuel dock closed, marina office closed, no boat rentals being offered. Cedar Bayou Blvd is closed, Directions to drive into Cedar Bayou Marina:
Approaching from the south on highway 377 turn left onto Cotton Franklin Road. Go straight and take the first left turn onto From the north on 377 turn right onto Cotton Franklin then follow instructions above.

Rooster Creek Bridge
Rooster Creek Bridge

Cedar Mills Marina Resort     Mostly closed, public roads impassable, Service and Parts department, Ships Store and main office open during normal business hours.

Eisenhower Yacht Club                        Closed, Shuttle Service to boathouses discontinued. Once the lake is at elevation 638 we will no longer be able to shuttle customers to their slips, Park Road 20 adjacent to the boat ramp and the Eisenhower State Park headquarters will close. The Armadillo Loop camping area will remain open with plenty of campsites.

Flowing Wells Resort                          Closed

Poppie's at the Point
Poppie’s at the Point Grandpappy Marina 5-23-2015

Grandpappy Point Marina                 Closed

Highport Marina                                 Closed

Lighthouse Marina Resort                 Open, Fuel Dock open, cabin rentals, Oasis Lounge moved to Lodge (High Water Club)

Little Glasses Marina Resort              Boat ramp was open 5-15-2015, unconfirmed since that time

Little Mineral Marina                         Open, Beer Barn closed

Mill Creek Marina Resort                   Open, boat ramps closed, All walkways to all boathouses are still fully involved and the fuel dock and Striper’s Grill are closed.

Newberry Creek Marina Resort

Soldier Creek Marina Resort              Open

Texoma Marina/Rock Creek Resort   gas dock closed, boat launch available from driveway, $10

Walnut Creek                                       Closed

Willow Springs                                    Closed

Meadow Pond Trail Hagerman NWR
Meadow Pond Trail Hagerman NWR

 

Park and Facility Closures from Flooding:

Updated 6/4/2015 by US Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Texoma

The following sites are completely closed:

East Burns Run

East Burns Run Day Use Area

West Burns Run

West Burns Run Day Use Area

Platter Flats

Lakeside

Johnson Creek

Caney Creek

Juniper East

Preston Bend

Spillway Boat Ramp and Toilet

The following Texoma sites are partially open:

Buncombe Creek: 30% open. Existing reservations honored on open sites. First come first served on available sites.

Limited campsites are available

Limited water is available

No waterborne restroom or showers are available

Limited electric service is available

No boat ramp is available

Juniper West: 80% open; potential for reservations.

Campsites are available

Water is available

Waterborne restroom and showers are available

Electric service is available

No boat ramp is available

Texas Damsite: 100% open; first come first served

Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CAMPING RESERVATIONS: For those that have camping reservations that are affected by flooding closures, please give the National Recreation Reservation System 5-7 working days to process. They are experiencing numerous closures and it will take awhile to process everyone’s refund. We recommend you call the NRRS at 877-444-6777 after 7 working days to see what the status of your reservation is. Please have your confirmation number available when you call. NRRS is making every effort to notify customers by automated messaging system. You will get a 100% refund, but please be patient with us! Thank you

Eisenhower State Park headquarters closed. The Armadillo Loop camping area will remain open with plenty of campsites.
Platter Flats Campsites Closed to New Reservations
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Platter Flats campground does not currently have a gate attendant for the 2015 summer season.  Because of this reason, the sites in this park will be closed to reservations, but available for first come first serve basis.  Reservations currently in place for this park will be honored and sign posts will be marked showing incoming reservations.  Sites will be re-opened to new reservations once we acquire an attendant for the park.
Closure to portions of Preston Bend Campground

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Due to a critical road failure, areas of Preston Bend campground, including some campsites, boat ramp, shower/bathroom facility and sanitary dump station will be closed during a portion of the 2015 summer season.  Unfortunately, it will be necessary to cancel all existing reservations.  We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause to our visitors.  Full refunds will be made to all reservations affected.  All efforts will be made to repair the roadway as quickly as possible so we can begin accommodating visitors when safe to do so.  Please contact the Lake Texoma Project Office for additional information at 903-465-4990 x 0.

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