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Lake Whitney Parks: Great Ways to Visit the Lake

Lake Whitney lies at the top of the Texas Hill Country, 60 miles south of Ft. Worth and about 15 miles west of Hillsboro, Texas. Bosque and Hill Counties surround Lake Whitney. Lake Whitney supports a healthy...

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Lake Whitney Swim Beaches

There’s nothing better in the summertime in Hill County, Texas than splashing and floating on Lake Whitney. Or, tanning and relaxing, or even playing a rowdy game of volleyball on the beach. U.S. Army...

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Lake Whitney Alligators

Lake Whitney lies about halfway between Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Waco, Texas, near Hillsboro, Texas. Lake Whitney covers 23,500 acres with a maximum depth of 108 feet and 225 miles of shoreline. The Brazos River...

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Lake Whitney Fish Species

The Lake Whitney Reservoir lies 60 miles south of Ft. Worth, Texas, and 30 miles northwest of Waco, Texas, at the top of the Texas Hill Country. It is one of the top lakes in Texas for striped bass. What Fish...

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Lake Whitney Trails: Hiking, Biking, Horseback and More!

Lake Whitney sits on top of the beautiful Hill Country of Texas about 50 miles south of Ft. Worth, Texas, and 35 miles northwest of Waco, Texas, just a few miles west of Hillsboro, Texas, on the Brazos...

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Texas Team Trail Championship Results From October 23

Michael Johnson and Byron Albrecht teamed up to take first place in Texas Team Trail held over the weekend of October 23-24, 2021 with a total bag weight of 41.32 on the weekend, and an 8.64 pound...

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The Best Pocket Knife For Fishing

Fans of fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities have probably already gathered a neat collection of knives to aid them in various tasks. However, have you done enough research to get the best bang for...

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Birds, Bait & Bass: Finding Schools Of Fish

White bass, silver bass, sand bass – many different names for the schooling fish that is fun to catch and great to eat. Typically found in lakes and rivers, it is one of the easiest fish to catch –...

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Lake Whitney 4th of July Fireworks 2021

Lake Whitney lies around 80 miles south of the Fort Worth/Dallas metroplex. It is a famous recreational destination for people from all over the country and beyond. It gets over 2 million visitors every year...

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The 3 Most Effective Types of Striper Lures

Fishing for striped bass (commonly referred to as “striper”) is legendary for wide-open action and fun sized fish. But why? The answer is quite simple – striper fishing is not that hard to...

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Ghost Town Under Lake Whitney: Towash, Texas

Lake Whitney inundated Towash, Texas. The Anglo traders and soldiers called it Towash Village. A tribe of Ioni (i-o-n-i) Indians first settled this area in Texas after moving from Louisiana to the east bank...

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How to RV Like a Pro at the Lake

Twenty-twenty has been a crazy year and many people are responding by extending their summer, planning their RV getaway, and living the lifestyle of their dreams even if on a part-time basis. According to...

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Enjoy the Fall Foliage at Lake Whitney

Mid-October is the beginning of the fall foliage season in Texas. This is the time of year when you see the most beautiful colors in the largest state of the continental U.S., and Lake Whitney is one of the...

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Change of Pace: 3 Great Vacations Spots on Lake Granbury

Locals know that Lake Whitney is one of the most beautiful lakes in Texas, but sometimes you just need a change of pace. About an hour drive upstream of Lake Whitney you will find the bustling Lake Granbury....

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Life Hacks for Virtual Schooling at Lake Whitney

If COVID-19 has you virtually schooling your children for the 2020-21 school year, it may be possible for you to educate them while you enjoy a vacation. Lake Whitney is an awesome getaway for the family...

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Lake Whitney Weather Forecast


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 71

Friday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 62


Rain Showers

Hi: 64

Saturday Night

Rain Showers

Lo: 50


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 62

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 48


Partly Sunny

Hi: 69

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 55

Lake Whitney Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 4/19: 533.48 (+0.48)