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Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area LogoOPEN - Looking for fun, BLORA is waiting on you! BLORA activities open for you to enjoy include an exciting paintball course, a great Challenge Course, mountain bike trails, camping in cottages or RV's in Hilltop and Deer Park sites, Carp boat ramp along with the shaded Pavilions: Lakeview, Sunnyside , Live Oak and Hideaway.

CLOSED - Bass boat ramp, Sierra Beach, Cedar RV Park, paddleboat operation, primitive camping areas #2-4; and Lookout, Lakefront, Live Oak, Pecan, Shoreline, Pin Oak and Marina pavilions will remain closed due to flood damages. Please note, portions of the park are still under water or covered in flood debris, so please be cautious and abide by all rules and regulations.

Lake Activities at BLORA - Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area
Phone: (254) 287-4907
Beach Phone: (254) 287-6644
Boat Dock Phone: (254) 287-5526
Water Slide Phone: (254) 288-2928
Security Phone: (254) 287-8303

The BLORA Marina:
The marina has expanded its wet slip rental program to 82 slips, wet slips may be rented at the BLORA administrative office. Wet slip rentals are limited to persons who are authorized Family and MWR patrons. For additional information, please contact BLORA Administrative office at 254-287-2523.

Equipment Rental
Equipment rentals are located at Recreation Equipment Checkout Center. Rentals are limited to persons who are authorized Family and MWR patrons, and are properly licensed.For additional information, please contact Recreation Equipment Checkout Center at 254-287-1853.

Kayak $20.00
Canoe $15.00
with Trailer
Wake Board $15.00
Skis $15.00
Knee Board $15.00
Tube (1 person) $15.00

All equipment may be made 30 days out and payment must be made at time of reservation.

Marina Slip Fees

Wet Slip Fees:
• $100 per month
• $1100 per year
• Transit Storage $5 per day

Wet slip rentals are limited to persons who are authorized Family and MWR patrons. For additional information, please contact BLORA Administrative office at 254-287-2523.


Boater Safety
Open to the Public Unless course certification is desired - Certification is required to operate a boat in Texas. Texas Certificate is $13. Coast Guard Certificate is $15 and is transferable to other states. Every Texas boater under 17 years of age or born on or after 1 September 1993, must successfully complete an approved boat education course. All boaters, regardless of age, must complete the Boater Safety Test (Test Guide). The law is in effect for boats of 15 horsepower or more, windblown vessels over 14 feet and personal watercraft (i.e. Jet Ski). Course given by Coast Guard Auxiliary. For reservations and additional information, call 254-287-1853/287-4126

IAW Texas Parks and Wildlife Water Safety Act and Fort Hood Boating Safety rules, there must be a licensed driver (age 17 or older) and a spotter (age 13 or older) for every motorboat towing a person on water skis. Watercraft Rental Contract: Authorized patrons must be 18 years of age or older and possess a valid military I.D. card to complete contract requirements to rent watercraft rental items.

Boat Launch
Two boat ramps are available at BLORA, and ample parking space is provided for cars, trucks and trailers. The boat ramps are available for use by all BLORA boating patrons.

Boat and RV Storage
Open and secured dry storage area lots for recreational vehicles are conveniently located at BLORA.
All-weather, open stand lot:
  • $2.50/day
  • $8/ week
  • $22/ Month
  • $242/year (one month discount on annual contract)

All-weather secured/fenced lot:

  • $3/day
  • $10/week
  • $27/month
  • $297/year (one month discount on annual contract)

Dry storage is available for use for authorized DFMWR users only. Proof of ownership, comprehensive insurance and local contacts must also be provided by users.

Pavilion Rental and Picnic Areas
Refundable pavilion cleaning deposit, pending clearance by BLORA staff, required upon check in.
  • Open pavilions $55
  • Lakeview $175
  • Hideaway $115
  • Live Oak $150

All recreational activity on Fort Hood is only authorized by the Area Access Program. Contact the Sportsmen's Center at (254) 532-4552 or (254) 287-5847 for more details.

Examples of authorized recreational activities include, but not limited to: sightseeing, bird watching, horseback riding, hiking, biking, hunting & fishing.


Entry fee of $3 per car at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area for authorized DoD patrons, all other civilians will pay $10 per vehicle.

**Please Note: National Park Annual Pass will not be accepted at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.

by the water


Large Boat

Fishing Boat


Enjoying the paddleboats

View from atop the waterslide

Sliding down the waterslide
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