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Lake Texoma Water Elevation

Lake Texoma Watershed Map

Current Lake Texoma Water Level

0.11f1.01 ft ABOVE normal
Elevation is 616.01 feet on 28APR2022 09:00 hours
Reservoir release 19 cubic feet per second on 28APR2022 09:00 hours
Normal Conservation Pool: 617′
Conservation pool is 2.79% full.
Conservation pool storage filled is 72428acre-feet which is equivalent to 0.04 inches of runoff over the entire drainage basin
Conservation storage empty is 2519199 acre-feet which is equivalent to 1.4inches of runoff over the entire drainage basin
Washita River @Cumberland Cut/Hwy 199 gauge: 616.93′on 28APR2022 09:00 hours
Total Inflow = 10630 cfs on 28APR2022 09:00 hours

Flood Gate Change

Saturday, 13 Nov 2021

Conditions at the time of Gate Change

  • Pool Elevation = 615.53 feet.
  • Total Release = 49 (cfs)
  • Gate Release =0 (cfs)
  • Unregulated Release = 0 (cfs)
  • Turbine Release 19 (cfs)
  • Gate Settings: All CLOSED

Please note that the forecasts only take into account rain on the ground. As a result, the forecasts are subject to change as soon as any type of rain event occurs.


If you are near the dam and hear the siren sound, you should prepare for a rapid change in water levels, because the siren signals that the amount of water being released is going to rapidly change. Boaters are also cautioned not to cross the buoy line at the intake structure as doing so puts you and the passengers in your boat in danger.

Current lake level:

News and Announcements

Corps of Engineer owned facilities update

All Corps-owned facilities on Lake Texoma are open. All Corps of Engineers campgrounds are now self service – all sites are RESERVED only. QR Codes in the parks link to reservation Website.

Winter Camping and boat launch facilities that are open

Camping reservations link:

Lake Texoma Trivia

  • The top of the Denison Dam is 670 ft
  • Water goes over the spillway at 640 ft.
  • The Lake Texoma elevation hit a record high of 645.49 on May 29, 2015.
  • The Roosevelt Bridge closed on May 30, 2015 when the lake level reached 645.66 ft.
  • Lake Texoma crested June 1, 2015 at 645.72

This is what the Denison Dam Release of 43,653 cubic feet per second looks like! 326,568 gallons or 16 average size swimming pools per second! Video courtesy of Brad Rhodes 6/15/2019

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11 thoughts on “Lake Texoma Water Elevation

  • 07/27/2019 at 11:51 AM

    Thank you for visiting! Free would be the Denison Damsite but there are no courtesy slips. The next closest would be Eisenhower State Park. There is a $5 park entrance fee and you might be able to use a courtesy slip at Eisenhower Yacht Club which is in the park. Also Grandpappy Point Marina has an inexpensive boat ramp and might have courtesy slips. Here are links to maps:

    Hope this helps!

  • 07/26/2019 at 11:29 AM

    We are new to Texoma and are looking for ramp access close to I75. Would prefer free and access to a courtesy slip as we have some little ones going with us. Can you recommend a good launch site like this or maybe something reasonable?


  • 05/19/2019 at 7:07 AM

    Sorry, I don’t know but let me reach out to some of my contacts in the Kingston area and see if I can get an answer for you.

  • 05/18/2019 at 3:43 PM

    at what lake level does OU Biological road flood?

  • 05/11/2019 at 9:27 AM

    they haven’t sent me any status updates and everything seems to be fine at Marina del Rey.

  • 05/09/2019 at 5:24 PM

    What is the status of Marina Del Rey? Figures, they have no idea or do they care.

  • 04/28/2017 at 2:58 PM

    Wonderful, what a blog it is! This web site presents useful data to us, keep it up.

  • 05/05/2016 at 2:35 PM

    My family has been trying for two years have family reunion and this year we pray we can have great camp out from 20-22 and see family we have not saw years but with Lake water up out at East burn’s run we might not be able again plz open flood gates so people go out east burn’s run this Month see if wait 2 yr now plz oh Lord you hear my family prayer please bless us this year for we can come together as one amen

  • 04/27/2016 at 4:48 PM

    We are still in an El Nino weather pattern but it is much weaker than last year. Hopefully we will have a great big beautiful lake to play in this summer!

  • 04/27/2016 at 12:18 PM


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