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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
7 FEB 2023
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
580.11 ft 594.00 ft 24 cfs 6.51 mph 171.00 deg
13.85 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.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Fri Jan 06 2023 09:12:58 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

BELTON LAKEARROWHEAD POINTFULLY OPENNONEPARK12/28/2022 9:17:32 AMBoat Ramp only, courtesy dock is closed due to low water conditions.
BELTON LAKEBELTON LAKEVIEWPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 9:21:20 AMFranks Pavilion and Overlook Pavilion are closed for the season. Boat ramp is open.
BELTON LAKECEDAR RIDGEPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 9:23:10 AMSwim Beach is closed due to lake levels. Camping is partially closed, 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 LAKELEONAFULLY OPENNONEPARK7/23/2021 3:29:11 PMBoat ramp and day use area is open.(no fee)
BELTON LAKELIVE OAK RIDGE PARKFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK10/3/2022 9:24:06 AMThis park is closed due to road construction. Camping 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 CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK12/28/2022 9:19:47 AMMiller Springs Park will be closed for construction.
BELTON LAKEOVERLOOKFULLY CLOSEDOTHERPARK4/27/2022 8:05:14 AMArea is temporarily closed until further notice.
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 PARKFULLY CLOSEDCONSTRUCTIONPARK10/3/2022 9:28:21 AMAll facilities at this park are closed due to road construction.
BELTON LAKEWESTCLIFF PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 9:29:06 AMBoat ramp is open. All other facilities are closed for the season.
BELTON LAKEWHITE FLINTFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 9:29:52 AMAll facilities at this park are closed for the season.
BELTON LAKEWINKLER PARKFULLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 9:30:30 AMThis park is closed until March 1.

For all Park facility closure information click here.

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

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