Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA)
Kick back at BLORA Ranch and go horseback riding, boating, sailing, swimming, scuba diving and just relaxing!
Miller Springs Nature Center and Chalk Ridge Falls offer a pristine view, hiking trails and the opportunity for birdwatching.
Visit the BLORA website by clicking here!
Temple Lake Park
Temple Lake Park is a day-use facility with over 60 picnic sites and one reservable group area on the southern shore of Belton Lake.
The lake provides some of the best fishing and boating in Central Texas and the park offers amenities for large groups of up to 80 people, such as flush toilets, showers, a playground, a swim beach and two two-lane boat ramps.
Temple’s Lake Park is a destination for boaters and anglers. Popular fish species include hybrid striped bass, largemouth bass, white bass, catfish and sunfish.
Visitors can also make use of a swimming beach, volleyball and basketball courts and a playground in the facility.
The park has one group shelter called Temple’s Pavilion that must be reserved. There are also 62 picnic sites that do not need reservations. The park has excellent water access and convenient amenities, including flush toilets, drinking water and showers.
For more information call (254) 780-2461
Stillhouse Park is a day use area that has two reservable group pavilions along the shore of Stillhouse Hollow Lake in central Texas. With activities such as picnicking, swimming, basketball and fishing, the park is popular for family gatherings and other large group events.
With 58 miles of shoreline, Stillhouse Hollow Lake is an often uncrowded haven for boaters and fishermen. Those who do not have motor boats, canoes or kayaks can rent them nearby.
A variety of land-based activities are also offered, such as volleyball, basketball and horseshoes. Birding is a favorite pastime for many visitors. Hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, many species of songbirds, bobwhite quail, Rio Grande turkey and even an occasional bald eagle visit the lake area, yielding year-round opportunities for bird sightings.
For more information call (254) 939-6741
Two Hike & Bike trails located in Killeen
The Andy K. Wells Hike and Bike Trail is the first ever of its kind within the City of Killeen. It starts at 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd (located behind the Killeen Community Center) and is 2.5 miles long. (map)
The hike and bike trail at Lions Club Park opened in October 2011. Lions Club Park Hike & Bike Trail at 1600 E. Stan Schlueter Loop winds around the Lions Club Park recreational area and is 1.4 miles long. (map)
Visit the Killeen Parks and Recreation Website