Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area

Hours of Operation

Open 24 hours

Contact

North Nolan Road and Cottage Road
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Tel:
BLORA Admin: +1 (254)287-4907 BLORA Reservations: +1 (254)287-2523 Beach Phone: +1 (254)287-6644 Boat Dock Phone: +1 (254)287-5526 Water Slide Phone: +1 (254)288-2928 Security Phone: +1 (254)287-8303

Military DSN Tel:
(312)737-4907

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$3 per car for authorized DoD patrons, all other civilians will pay $10 per vehicle. National Park Annual Pass is not accepted at BLORA.

The Sportsmen’s Center Area Access Program manages all recreational activity on Fort Hood. Authorized recreational activities include (but are not limited to) sightseeing, bird watching, horseback riding, hiking, biking, hunting and fishing. Tel: +1 (254)287-5847

Lake Activities

Boater Safety

All boaters, regardless of age, must complete the Boater Safety Test. 

IAW Texas Parks and Wildlife Water Safety Act and Fort Hood require a licensed driver (age 17 or older) and a spotter (age 13 or older) for every motorboat towing a person on water skis, board or tube.

Marina

We offer 82 wet slips that can be rented at the BLORA administrative office to authorized Family and MWR patrons.

  • $100 per month
  • $1100 per year
  • Transit Storage $5 per day

Boat Launch

2 Bass and Carp boat ramps are available with parking for cars, trucks and trailers.

Boat and RV Storage

Tel: +1 (254)287-2523 or +1(254)287-8303

Proof of ownership, comprehensive insurance and local contacts must be provided.

  1. All-weather, open stand lot
    • $2.50/day
    • $8/week
    • $22/month
    • $242/year (one month discount with annual contract)
  2. All-weather secured/fenced lot
    • $3/day
    • $10/week
    • $27/month
    • $297/year (one month discount with annual contract)
Equipment Rentals

Tel: +1 (254)287-4126 or +1 (254)287-1853

The Recreation Equipment Checkout Center, located within the garrison 14 miles southwest of BLORA, is available to authorized Family and MWR patrons.

  • Kayaks, canoes, wake boards, skis, knee boards, tubes, camping equipment, pop-ups/travel trailers, accessories and more.
Cottage Rental

Tel: +1(254)287-2523 or +1 (254)287-8303

Stay for a night, weekend or longer any time of the year. Our 1- and 2-bedroom BLORA cottages are comfortable and cozy. Check in after 3 p.m., check out before noon

  • 1-bedroom sleeps 4
    • E1 - E4
      • $45 per night, Monday through Thursday
      • $50 per night, Friday through Sunday and Holidays
    • E5 and above and all other DoD Users
      • $50 per night, Monday through Thursday
      • $55 per night, Friday through Sunday and Holidays
  • 2-bedroom sleeps 6
    • E1 - E4
      • $60 per night, Monday through Thursday
      • $65 per night, Friday through Sunday and Holidays
    • E5 and above and all other DoD Users
      • $65 per night, Monday through Thursday
      • $70 per night, Friday through Sunday and Holidays

Cottages are furnished with kitchen utencils, towels and linens. Each has a screened-in porch, barbecue grill, covered picnic table with a bench swing and is located near a playground.

  • Mobile Home
    • $65 per night, Monday through Thursday
    • $70 per night, Frday through Sunday and Holidays
Pavilion Rentals

Tel: +1(254)287-2523 or +1 (254)287-8303

All pavilions include electricity and running water. Your cleaning deposit is refunded after an approved inspection.

Live Oak Pavilion

Accommodates 300 guests for $150 and $125 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion with band stand, enclosed kitchen and restroom
  • Access to swimming area, playground and water slide

 Hideaway Pavilion

Accommodates 200 guests for $115 and $75 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion with enclosed kitchen, restroom and patio deck with view of the lake
  • Access to swimming, playground, water slide and boat dock

 Shoreline Pavilion

Accommodates 200 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to volleyball court

 Pecan Pavilion

Accommodates 200 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to two volleyball courts, basketball court and playground 

 Red Oak Pavilion

Accommodates 200 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to swimming area, water slide, volleyball court and restroom within 100 yards

 Lookout Pavilion

Accommodates 150 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion set in the trees overlooking the lake
  • Access to boat dock, fishing marina, playground and restroom within 50 yards

 Lakefront Pavilion

Accommodates 150 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to softball field, volleyball court and restroom within 500 yards

 Cedar Grove Pavilion

Accommodates 150 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to swimming area, water slide, volleyball court and restroom within 100 yards

 Pin Oak Pavilion

Accommodates 150 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to swimming area, boat dock, playground and restrooms within 50 yards
  • Handicapped accessible

 Marina Pavilion

Accommodates 150 for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open pavilion
  • Access to boat dock, playground and adjacent to restroom
  • Handicapped accessible

 Lakeview Pavilion

Accommodates 120 guests for $175 and $150 cleaning deposit

  • Enclosed pavilion with central heat and air conditioning, kitchen, restroom, fireplace and patio deck
  • Access to softball field, volleyball courts, playground, and clay basketball court

 Sunnyside Pavilion

Accommodates 50 guests for $55 and $50 cleaning deposit

  • Open Pavilion
  • Access to softball field, volleyball courts, playgrounds and restroom within 50 yards
Picnic Area Rental

Tel: +1(254)287-2523 or +1 (254)287-8303

Your cleaning deposit is refunded after an approved inspection.

Picnic Area 1

Accommodates 100 guests for $28 and $10 cleaning deposit

  • Access to shaded area with open field, picnic tables, grills, volleyball court and restroom within 100 yards

Picnic Area 2

Accommodates 300 guests for $28 and $10 cleaning deposit

  • Adjacent to Sunnyside Pavilion
  • Access to shaded area, picnic tables, grills, volleyball court and restroom within 100 yards 

Picnic Area 3

Accommodates 500 guests for $28 and $10 cleaning deposit.

  • Located between Lakeview Pavilion and the lake shoreline
  • Access to shaded area, picnic tables, grills, playground, volleyball court, softball field, basketball court, and restroom within 100 yards

Picnic Area 4

Accommodates 100 guests for $28 and $10 cleaning deposit.

  • Located across the street from the boat dock
  • Access to shaded area, picnic tables, grills, volleyball court and restroom within 100 yards

Picnic Area 5

Accommodates 100 guests for $28 and $10 cleaning deposit.

  • Access to picnic tables, grills and restroom within 150 yards
Camping

Tel: +1 (254)287-2523 or +1 (254)287-8303

Deer, Cedar and Cottage RV Park

We accommodate partial and full hookups with first come, first served sites. Please call for limited available reservation sites. Dump stations are conveniently located near the camping areas.

  • $3 - per vehicle for authorized Family and MWR users
  • $10 - per vehicle for civilians

Partial hook-ups
Prices are with water and electricity per RV.

  • Single pad site - $17 per day or $325 per month
  • Double pad site - $20 per day or $350 per month

Full hook-ups
Prices are with water, electrical and sewage per RV.

  • Single pad site - $18 per day or $375 per month
  • Double pad site - $21 per day or $400 per month

Tent Camping

Tent campers need to be set up and in place at least one hour prior to designated quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Campers who arrive during established quiet hours will be offered an isolated campsite and may relocate the next morning.

Primitive tent camping areas 2, 3 and 4

  • $6 per day, per tent

Tent camping area 2A with water and electrical

  • $10 per day, per tent
Horseback Riding Trails

Tel: +1 (254)287-5847 

BLORA has riding trails available to privately owned horseback riders. The Sportsmen’s Center Area Access Program authorizes all recreational activity on Fort Hood.

Mountain Bike Trails

Tel: +1 (254)287-2523
We offer a wide range of trails designed for any level of rider, ranging from novice to experienced. Learn more.

Paintball

Tel: +1(254)287-2523

This is a paintball course like no other!

Dual it out at the old Sparta Western town and capture the Indian Chief at Camp Cove. Take the Labyrinth Bridge. Get lost in the urban sprawl of Urban Warfare and get an adrenaline rush on the Speedball course. Learn more.

  • Weekend play is on a first come, first served basis and may be reserved for groups on weekdays.
  • Open to everyone 10 years of age and older. Youth 10-17 require a guardian's signature.
Team Challenge Course

Reservation only

Challenge yourself and build teamwork with two or more all while building communication, trust and leadership skills. Learn more.

  • 53 foot climbing wall
  • Giant swing
  • Towers and bridges
  • Zipline
  • Individual and Family membership
BLORA's Climbing Wall

Our 53 foot outdoor climbing wall for individual use or bring your friends. We offer all the climbing equipment necessary or you can bring your own. Learn more.

Archery Range

The archery range is a great way to hone in your skills as a sportsmen or alleviate stress. Learn more.