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Corps of Engineers to temporarily close Miller Springs Park at Belton Lake for construction

United States Army

Date: 10/21/2014 1:53:00 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at Belton Lake will temporarily close Miller Springs Park, the park area below Belton Dam, beginning November 1, due to construction activities associated with repairs to the Belton Dam stilling basin

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Papa’s Cafe in Harker Heights.

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 10/21/2014 6:38:00 AM

Just around the corner from the Belton Lake dam, a wonderful cove with beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife awaits visitors. One moment a doe may be spotted less than 20 feet away and the next a hubcap-sized turtle can be seen floating on the surface of

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Educate yourself on zebra mussels

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 10/18/2014 2:36:00 AM

The spread of zebra mussels to Belton Lake, there’s a whole new list of impacts that affect us, if not right now, then soon. These Eurasian invasive mussels are spreading rapidly and have no natural enemies in Central Texas to control them. They

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Local runners shadow Army Ten-Miler race

Killeen Daily Herald

Date: 10/15/2014 5:49:00 AM

BELTON — Ominous clouds hovering above the calm blue waters of Belton Lake did little to dampen the spirits of runners participating in the Army Shadow Ten-Miler. Even when overcast skies began dumping rain on the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area on

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Fishing for Freedom Tournament anglers get drenched while enjoying annual event

United States Army

Date: 10/14/2014 9:26:00 PM

BELTON, Texas - Over 400 anglers gathered in the wind and rain for the 9th Annual Fishing for Freedom Bass Fishing Tournament held at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. The tournament brings together boat owners and current and former service members for

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• River: Leon River
• Surface Area: 12,385 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 124 feet
Belton Lake is located on the Leon River in the Brazos River basin in Texas. Belton Dam and the lake are both managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir was impounded in 1954 and provides flood control, drinking water, and is a popular recreational destination. Fishing is a popular activity among many lake goers.

The lake has been stocked with varying species of fish including largemouth bass, white bass, smallmouth bass, hybrid striped bass, catfish, sunfish, bluegill, crappie, longnose gar and alligator.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also maintains recreational facilities at the lake, including five parks, Westcliff Park, Cedar Ridge Park, Winkler Park, Live Oak Ridge Park, and White Flint Park. Boating and swimming are also popular activities. Camp Kachina, a girl scout's camp is also on the shores of the lake.
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