Contact Information

Belton/Stillhouse Hollow Lake
Fort Worth District Map

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Belton Lake
3110 FM 2271
Belton, Texas 76513

E-mail Address

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (254) 742-3050
Fax:  (254) 939-8061

Camping Reservations:


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Welcome to Belton Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Belton Lake, located in Belton, Texas. Our mission: Provide flood risk management, supply water and offer recreational opportunities to the Temple/ Belton areas, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Central Texas.

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Sunset on Belton Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Belton Lake
1 OCT 2022
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
583.18 ft 594.00 ft 450 cfs 1.41 mph 120.00 deg
4.00 mph
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Latest News and Updates



The Belton Lake Office no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (254) 742-3050. We appreciate your cooperation.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Tue Sep 13 2022 09:20:40 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

BELTON LAKEARROWHEAD POINTFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK7/29/2022 2:58:23 PMArrowhead Point will be closed from 1 Aug 2022 thru 30 Sept 2022.
BELTON LAKEBELTON LAKEVIEWFULLY OPENNONEPARK4/20/2022 1:45:43 PMFranks Pavilion and Overlook Pavilion are available on Boat ramp is open.
BELTON LAKECEDAR RIDGEPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/17/2022 3:20:47 PMSwim Beach is closed due to lake levels. Camping is open. Go to WWW.RECREACTION.GOV to make a reservation. America the Beautiful Senior Passes and USACE Annual passes available for purchase at the gatehouse. CREDIT CARD ONLY. NO cash accepted.
BELTON LAKEIRON BRIDGEFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/7/2022 11:33:32 AMNo Camping! Boat ramp only. (no fee)
BELTON LAKELEONAFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/23/2021 3:29:11 PMBoat ramp and day use area is open.(no fee)
BELTON LAKELIVE OAK RIDGE PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/1/2022 8:36:52 AMCamping only. Day use area only available to campers. All reservations must be made through WWW.RECREATION.GOV. No cash accepted.
BELTON LAKEMCGREGORPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK7/20/2022 3:14:12 PMPARK OPEN. Boat Ramp and Dirt Access Road closed due to low water levels. no fee
BELTON LAKEMILLER SPRINGS PARKFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK7/29/2022 2:57:27 PMMiller Springs Park will be closed from 1 Aug, 2022 thru 30 Sept, 2022.
BELTON LAKEOVERLOOKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK4/27/2022 8:05:14 AMArea is temporarily closed until further notice.
BELTON LAKEOWL CREEKPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK8/25/2022 9:38:38 AMOwl Creek camping is open. Primitive tent camping only. Boat Ramp is currently closed due to low water levels.
BELTON LAKEROGERSPARTIALLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK6/23/2022 3:40:56 PMCourtesy Dock is currently closed. 24hr. boat ramp (no fee).
BELTON LAKESPARTA VALLEYFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK5/8/2020 8:23:55 AMClosed until further notice.
BELTON LAKETEMPLE'S LAKE PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/17/2022 3:23:47 PMDay Use is open. Swim Beach is closed due to low water levels. No cash accepted. Must use DEBIT or CREDIT card. Please use the QR Codes to pay fee.
BELTON LAKEWESTCLIFF PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK6/17/2022 3:25:05 PMSwim Beach is currently closed due to low water levels. Camping and day use is currently open. Go to WWW.RECREATION.GOV to make a camping reservation. Must use DEBIT/CREDIT card for day use. No cash accepted.
BELTON LAKEWHITE FLINTPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK9/13/2022 8:48:01 AMBoat ramp is currently closed due to low water levels. Camping only. Day use area only available to campers. All reservations must be made through WWW.RECREATION.GOV. No cash accepted.
BELTON LAKEWINKLER PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/1/2022 8:40:19 AMPrimitive camping only. Please go to WWW.RECREATION.GOV or call 1-877-444-6777 to make a reservation.

All Fort Worth District Park Closure Information


"Be Safe & Wear Your Life Jacket!"

Gate Attendant Solicitation is now available for Winter bids!

Clean. Drain. Dry your boat! Meet State Requirements at www.TEXASINVASIVES.ORG

If you are in need to remove zebra mussels from your vessel, Texas Parks & Wildlife has provided you with contacts who can remove zebra mussels. Zebra Mussel REMOVAL


*Interested in becoming a Gate Attendant? If so, please click here

*America the Beautiful passes are now available. Public Release 12-23-15

*America the Beautiful sites to attain pass, please click here

*In accordance with Texas Transportation Code, Golf Carts are not allowed to be
operated on Public Roadways at Corps of Engineers Projects.

*Submersible pump information for Belton & Stillhouse Hollow Lakes, please click click here Call (254) 939-6488

*Information on Lake Activity Permits (LAP) click here

* Bell County BURN BAN information line (254)933-5555