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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.
Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information
|Stillhouse Hollow Lake|
|3 OCT 2023|
|Current Elevation||Normal Elevation||Currently Releasing||Current Wind Speed||Current Wind Direction||Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)|
|602.85 ft||622.00 ft||1 cfs||.67 mph||204.00 deg
|Reservoir Control Section|
Stillhouse Hollow Lake
Fort Worth District Map
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
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Latest News and Updates
"Be Safe & Wear Your Life Jacket!"
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:
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
Facility Closure Report
This report last updated on Mon Aug 14 2023 09:36:38 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time)
|LAKE NAME||FACILITY NAME||STATUS||CLOSURE TYPE||CATEGORY||UPDATED DATE||COMMENTS|
|STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE|
|STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE||CEDAR GAP PARK||FULLY CLOSED||DROUGHT||PARK||8/14/2023 8:14:03 AM||Boat ramp only. Open 24hrs (no fee). Boat ramp closed due to low lake levels.|
|STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE||CHALK RIDGE FALLS NATURE AREA||FULLY OPEN||NONE||ACCESS POINT||10/12/2022 8:55:55 AM||Park hours: 0800 to Sunset (no fee)|
|STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE||DANA PEAK PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||3/14/2023 1:03:11 PM||Cost 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 LAKE||OVERLOOK PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||10/12/2022 8:57:00 AM||Scenic view. No boat ramp or camping. (no fee)|
|STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE||RIVERS BEND PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||3/14/2023 1:02:21 PM||Boat ramp and day use area open. Hours: 6AM - SUNSET ($5.00 entry fee starting April 1, 2023)|
|STILLHOUSE HOLLOW LAKE||STILLHOUSE PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||3/14/2023 1:02:50 PM||Cost 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 LAKE||UNION GROVE PARK||FULLY OPEN||NONE||PARK||3/14/2023 1:03:42 PM||Camping 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)|