Is the Brownwood lake open?

Open daily, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

What is the castle on Lake Brownwood?

The Castle at Lake Brownwood was a new construction swimming pool with front and backyard landscape. The swimming pool was designed to match the house with four stone turrets. Each turret houses a different feature; hot tub, slide, swim up bar and relaxation area.

What kind of fish does Lake Brownwood have?

Largemouth bass and white bass fishing are rated good to excellent. Summer and early fall are particularly good for white bass. Florida largemouth bass were introduced in 1975. Catfish, crappie, and freshwater drum can also be found in this lake.

What is there to do at Lake Brownwood?

Things to Do in Brownwood

  • Go Hunting. The Hill Country is known for its abundance of wildlife, making it one of the top hunting destinations in Texas.
  • Hike, Kayak, and Fish in Lake Brownwood State Park.
  • Visit the Brown County Museum of History.
  • Tour the Martin & Frances Lehnis Railroad Museum.

Is Lake Brownwood a constant level lake?

Lake Brownwood is currently at 1413.95 msl (mean sea level) which is 11.05 feet below spillway level. This puts the lake at 53.77% of capacity, according to BCWID General Manager Dennis Spinks, and is a decline of about 0.62 of a foot in the last 30 days.

How do I get to Lake Brownwood spillway?

Lake Brownwood Spillway/Dam Overview This site is open for day use only. From the intersection of SR 279 and FM 2125/Stonecreek Circle in Brownwood, go north on FM 2125 for 6.5 miles to the stop sign. Turn right at the stop sign (the name changes to Spillway Rd.). Follow this road 0.4 mile to the dam.

How large is Lake Brownwood?

17.61 km²
Lake Brownwood/Area

Is Lake Brownwood good for fishing?

According to Texas Parks and Wildlife fishing is good to excellent for white and hybrid/striped bass, good for largemouth bass and catfish, and fair for crappie, sunfish and freshwater drum on Lake Brownwood.

Is there alligator gar in Lake Brownwood?

Fishing At Lake Brownwood This 6,500-acre lake in the central part of the state, with approximately 100 miles of shoreline, has great fishing and plenty of room for other water-sport activities. Bass, crappie, white bass, catfish, hybrid stripers, sunfish and gar all reside here.

Is Brownwood Texas Safe?

With a crime rate of 38 per one thousand residents, Brownwood has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes – from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 26.

Does Lake Brownwood flood?

Lake Brownwood has risen from about 1/2 foot above flood stage to 1.6 feet above flood. Continue to be careful traveling as many low water crossings are flooded.

What is the lake level at Lake Brownwood Texas?

Additional Information

Impoundment date 1933-01-01
Dead pool elevation starting 1959-01-01 1,329.50 ft above NGVD29
Emergency spillway crest elevation 1,425.00 ft above NAVD88
Top of dam elevation 1,470.00 ft above NAVD88
Conservation pool elevation 1,424.60 ft above NGVD29

What to do at Lake Brownwood in Texas?

Things to Do. Water sports. The park sits on the shore of the 7,300-surface-acre Lake Brownwood. Reel in a fish, explore the lake by boat, or go for a swim. You can also water ski, Jet Ski and paddle. We loan fishing gear for use in the park. Fishing and lake information for Lake Brownwood. Water safety tips.

How many Lake lots are there in Lake Brownwood TX?

Lake Brownwood real estate is considered an active market for lake homes and lake lots in Texas. There are typically 30 lake homes for sale on Lake Brownwood at any given time. The lake will usually have 40 or so lake lots and land for sale.

Where are the campsites at Lake Brownwood?

Near the lake is Lake Brownwood Park. The park was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps on the shore of the lake and offers nearly six miles of trails and geocaching activities. It also includes campsites and cabins as well as 10 screened shelters.

What kind of habitat does Lake Brownwood have?

Lake Brownwood has many small coves, bays, and creeks with a variety of habitat. The lake is primarily lined by rocky structure and boat docks. The upper end of the Jim Ned and Pecan Bayou arms have standing timber, black willow trees and buttonbush.