Belton Lake

Description:

Historical sites include the old "Charter Oak" on the Leon River, near the City of Belton, and the Stage Coach Inn in nearby Salado. Tour Miller Springs Nature Area located below Belton Dam. The nature area includes a hiking trail along the Leon River, a restored historic bridge, and several wildlife-viewing points. Belton Lake is located adjacent to the Fort Hood Army Base, which has several points of interest for the military buff. The mural painted on the spillway wall of Belton Dam depicts the history of the Bell County area.

Directions:

From Belton, 3 miles north on TX 317, 2 miles west on FM 439, 1 miles north on FM 2271.

Phone:

(254) 939-2461

Email:

Address:

3110 FM 2271 Belton, TX 76513-6522

Activities:

Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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