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Welcome to Stillhouse Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District welcomes you to Stillhouse Hollow Lake in Belton, Texas. Stillhouse Hollow Lake is located entirely within Bell County. Our mission: Provide flood risk management, supply water and offer recreational opportunities to the Salado/Belton area, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Central Texas.

Sunset over Stillhouse Hollow Lake

Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information

Stillhouse Hollow Lake
9 DEC 2022
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
611.28 ft 622.00 ft 1 cfs 22.82 mph 216.00 deg
25.50 mph
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Contact Information

Belton/Stillhouse Hollow Lake
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Belton/Stillhouse Hollow Lake
3740 FM 1670
Belton, Texas 76513

E-mail Address

Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (254) 939-2461     or       (254) 939-1829
Fax:  (254) 939-8150

Camping Reservations:



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Gate attendant positions are now available for winter bids! Contact our office or click here for more info!

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. Click Zebra Mussel REMOVAL for more information.

*Gate Attendant Info MORE

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

*Electrical Submersible Pump Info - Call (254) 939-6488 - Pump Info 8-31-16

* Information on Lake Activity Permits (LAP) Updated MORE

* Bell County BURN BAN information line 254/ 933-5555.

Facility Closure Information


The Stillhouse Hollow Lake Office no longer accepts cash payments for any USACE operated campground or boat ramp. If you need assistance, please contact us at (254) 939-2461. We appreciate your cooperation.

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Wed Oct 12 2022 11:30:02 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)

STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKECEDAR GAP PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK6/23/2021 1:20:06 PMBoat ramp only. Open 24hrs (no fee).
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKEDANA PEAK PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 11:42:00 AMDay Use Area, Pavilion, and Camping is closed for the season. (01 Oct - 01 Mar) Boat ramp is open. Cost is $5.00 per vehicle unless patron has an access card.
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKEOVERLOOK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/12/2022 8:57:00 AMScenic view. No boat ramp or camping. (no fee)
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKERIVERS BEND PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/12/2022 8:57:36 AMBoat ramp and day use area open. Hours: 6AM - SUNSET (no fee)
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKESTILLHOUSE PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 11:43:14 AMDay Use Area and Pavilions are closed for the season. (01 Oct - 01 Mar) Boat ramp is open. Cost is $5.00 per vehicle unless patron has an access card.
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKEUNION GROVE PARKPARTIALLY CLOSEDSEASONALPARK10/3/2022 11:48:07 AMCamping park only - No day use. Boat ramp only available to campers and access card holders. To make a camping reservation visit WWW.RECREATION.GOV or call 877-444-6777. Limited campsites during 01 Oct - 01 Mar.

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