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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces changes for parks on Belton Lake, Stillhouse Hollow Lake

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Posted at 4:08 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 17:11:17-05

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced several operational changes for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks on Belton Lake and Stillhouse Hollow Lake.

The changes will take effect March 1.

Cash will no longer be accepted. All park fees, including day passes, boat ramp passes and annual passes, must be payed by debit or credit card only.

Parks with active gate attendant contracts will have manned gatehouses from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed automated fee machines at Westcliff Park and Temple Lake Park on Belton Lake, as well as at Dana Peak Park and Stillhouse Park on Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Officials say the fee machines will allow visitors to pay and enter when the parks are open but gatehouses are closed.

The hours of operation at Temple Lake Park and Westcliff Park have changed to 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

White Flint Park will no longer have a gate attendant assisting with reservations. The park will only offer boat ramp access to campers and America the Beautiful or USACE Annual Day Use Pass holders.

Union Grove Park will only offer boat ramp and fishing pier access to campers and America the Beautiful or USACE Annual Day Use Pass holders.

To make a camping reservation, you must visit online or call 877-444-6777.

Questions regarding these park changes can be addressed to the Belton Lake Office at 254-742-3050 or Stillhouse Hollow Lake Office at 254-939-2461.