Miller Springs Nature Center - See Belton

Miller Springs Nature Center

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Miller Springs Nature Center
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Miller Springs Park is a 360-acre park located below Belton Lake, on the Leon River, in Bell County, Texas. The Park spans both sides of the Leon River, includes much of the Miller Springs Nature Center, and is accessible from the Belton side of Belton Dam, via the Park Road off Highway FM 439, and from the Temple side, via the Nature Center entrance, off Highway FM 2271. Restrooms, trash bins, and fishing areas are accessible from the south (Belton side) parking lot.
 
The park and nature center contains diverse riparian terrain, including limestone bluffs, estuarial wetlands, mountain cedar hilltops, and riverside cottonwood and sycamore stands. Numerous trails traverse prairie-like open spaces and forests of native cedar elm, live oak, and red oaks. Recent floods have created a new canyon that reveals numerous layers of sedimentary rock and fossils. Area wildlife includes white-tail deer, grey foxes, coyotes, black squirrels, armadillos, and more than 90 species of birds in the course of the year. It also provides easy access for canoers and kayakers to more than 3 miles of the Leon River, its backwaters, and the SE areas of the Nature Center.
Type
Recreational
Opening hours
GMT -06:00
Monday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
08:00 AM - 12:00 AM

About Belton

Located deep in the heart of Texas, Belton is a unique city with friendly people and a rich history. Founded in 1850, Belton is located along the famous Chisholm Trail.  Belton’s location also puts it squarely in the middle of natural wonders, shopping, and entertainment.

PO Box 120
333 Water St.
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: 254.933.5849
Email: info@beltontexas.gov

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