Lake Belton Outdoor Recreation Area
Located along the beautiful Leon River in Belton, Texas, Belton Lake is a manmade lake that was completed in 1954 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and offers 136 miles of beautiful lake shoreline, plus a variety of outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy. Originally built to minimize flooding in the Brazos River Basin and supply fresh water to the area, today Belton Lake is a fish and wildlife habitat and a popular public recreation area. www.swf-wc.usace.army.mil/belton/index.asp s
Lake Belton Hotel Accommodations.
Located in Belton, Texas just minutes away from Lake Belton and the Belton area’s top family attractions, entertainment, shopping, and dining, La Quinta Inn & Suites is a moderately priced hotel that offers clean and comfortable accommodations for central Texas family vacations and business travel.
Enjoy a day at Lake Belton, then relax at our hotel that offers amenities like an indoor swimming pool, pet friendly rooms, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, and so much more. [Top]
Activities at Lake Belton.
Visitors to Belton Lake can enjoy a wide range of activities, including water sports, camping, fishing, hunting, boating, swimming, hiking, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, and picnicking. [Top]
Camping at Lake Belton.
Belton Lake offers a variety of camping sites, from tent sites with few amenities, to full service RV camp spots with hook-ups. Most campgrounds at Belton Lake offer restrooms with showers and many feature extra amenities including laundry facilities, barbecue pits and playgrounds. Campers are encouraged to make reservations at least six months in advance for summer camping. Campsite check-in time is 3 pm and check-out time is 2pm. Call (877) 444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov for information and reservations. [Top]
Visit Lake Belton Outdoor Recreation Area.
Belton Lake is open to the public year-round. Gates open daily at 6am and close at 10pm. Visitors can purchase a day use pass for $3.00, and a boat launch pass for an additional $3.00. Camping fees and group facility use fees vary by site. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash at all times. [Top]