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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
24 APR 2024
Current Elevation Normal Elevation Currently Releasing Current Wind Speed Current Wind Direction Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)
607.68 ft 622.00 ft 1 cfs 11.41 mph 164.00 deg
11.63 mph
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Contact Information

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

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

Camping Reservations:
1-877-444-6777

LINKS

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Latest News and Updates

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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.

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

Go to the America the Beautiful site for a pass: MORE

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.

*Small swimming pools are permitted in the park. Pools may not exceed a water depth of 5 inches, height of 7 inches, width of 48 inches, and length of 48 inches. Swimming pools must be moved to a new location each day to prevent damage to the ground surface. Local area drought restrictions may predominate this policy.

*Inflatable structures such as bounce houses and inflatable slides are allowed only with a valid Lake Activity Permit..

*Electric submersible pumps are not allowed on Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Read the new release, USACE Officials to Enforce Removal of Electric Submersible Pumps , for more information.

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

Facility Closure Information

Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures

Facility Closure Report

This report last updated on Tue Mar 05 2024 08:33:05 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)

LAKE NAMEFACILITY NAMESTATUSCLOSURE TYPECATEGORYUPDATED DATECOMMENTS
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKECEDAR GAP PARKFULLY CLOSEDDROUGHTPARK8/14/2023 8:14:03 AMBoat ramp only. Open 24hrs (no fee). Boat ramp closed due to low lake levels.
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKECHALK RIDGE FALLS NATURE AREAFULLY OPENNONEACCESS POINT10/12/2022 8:55:55 AMPark hours: 0800 to Sunset (no fee)
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKEDANA PEAK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/14/2023 1:03:11 PMCost is $5.00 per vehicle unless patron has an access card. Access passes may be purchased/obtained at the Stillhouse Lake Office. SWIM BEACH CLOSED DUE TO LOW WATER LEVEL.
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKEOVERLOOK PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK10/12/2022 8:57:00 AMScenic view. No boat ramp or camping. (no fee)
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKERIVERS BEND PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/14/2023 1:02:21 PMBoat ramp and day use area open. Hours: 6AM - SUNSET ($5.00 entry fee starting April 1, 2023)
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKESTILLHOUSE PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/14/2023 1:02:50 PMCost is $5.00 per vehicle unless patron has an access card. Access passes may be purchased/obtained at the Stillhouse Lake Office. SWIM BEACH CLOSED DUE TO LOW WATER LEVEL.
STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKEUNION GROVE PARKFULLY OPENNONEPARK3/14/2023 1:03:42 PMCamping 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. Access passes may be purchased/obtained at the Stillhouse Lake Office. ($5.00 boat ramp fee starting April 1, 2023)

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