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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.

Belton Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Belton Lake
3 OCT 2023
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
575.43 ft 594.00 ft 47 cfs 1.23 mph 215.00 deg
4.83 mph
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Contact Information

Belton/Stillhouse Hollow Lake
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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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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.

For information on Mobility Assistance Device use in Corps Parks, please read the Policy Here . For more information or to be issued a permit please contact the lake Manager.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Tue Oct 03 2023 05:41:21 GMT+1000 (Papua New Guinea Time)

BELTON LAKEARROWHEAD POINTFULLY OPENNONEPARK12/28/2022 9:17:32 AMBoat Ramp only, courtesy dock is closed due to low water conditions.
BELTON LAKEBELTON LAKEVIEWFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:44:11 AMPark is fully closed for the winter.
BELTON LAKECEDAR RIDGEPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK3/21/2023 9:26:37 AMEast boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. Swim Beach is closed due to lake levels. Camping open, please go to WWW.RECREACTION.GOV to make a reservation and see what's available.
BELTON LAKEIRON BRIDGEFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/7/2022 11:33:32 AMNo Camping! Boat ramp only. (no fee)
BELTON LAKELEONAPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK8/11/2023 11:07:59 AMBoat ramp is currently closed due to low water levels. Day use area is open for fishing.(no fee)
BELTON LAKELIVE OAK RIDGE PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:45:14 AMCampsites are partially closed for winter season. Boat Ramp is 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 LAKEMCGREGORPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK3/2/2023 3:42:37 PMPARK OPEN. Boat Ramp and Dirt Access Road closed due to low water levels. no fee
BELTON LAKEOVERLOOKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK4/27/2022 8:05:14 AMArea is temporarily closed until further notice.
BELTON LAKEOWL CREEKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:52:37 AMPark is closed for winter season from October 1 - February 29.
BELTON LAKEROGERSPARTIALLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK3/2/2023 3:44:49 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 CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:47:41 AMAll day use is closed for the season, only the north boat ramp is open.
BELTON LAKEWESTCLIFF PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:48:54 AMBoat ramp is the only facility open for use. Courtesy dock is currently closed due to low water levels. All day use and camping sites are CLOSED. To make a camping reservation go to WWW.RECREATION.GOV
BELTON LAKEWHITE FLINTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:51:33 AMPark is fully closed from October 1 - February 29.
BELTON LAKEWINKLER PARKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/2/2023 8:52:08 AMPark is fully closed from October 1 - February 29.

For all Park facility closure information click here.

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

America the Beautiful passes are now available. Public Release 12-23-2015 <Click Here>

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

Information on Lake Activity Permits (LAP) click here

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

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