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Posted 2/23/2016

Release no. 16-011


Contact
Clay Church
817-886-1314
clayton.a.church@usace.army.mil
819 Taylor St., Fort Worth, TX

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at Belton and Stillhouse Lakes will open all parks for the summer season on March 1, but because of flood damage or construction the following parks are impacted: 

Westcliff Park has experienced major damage to the camping/picnic shelter tops so the tops have been removed for public safety.  All sites will be open and Camping sites #1-20 will be offered at a discounted rate for campers. 

Sparta Valley Park has experienced some major flood erosion on the road to the boat ramp and it is not safe therefore the park will be closed to vehicle traffic until further notice. 

Cedar Ridge Park - roads and Camping pads are being repaired, so campsites #41-68 will remain closed until at least May 1, dependent on construction schedule. 

Live Oak Park – roads are being repaired, so campsites #39-48 will remain closed until at least April 1, dependent on construction schedule.  

These adjustments are necessary to provide safe facilities for the general public.   

For more information, please contact the Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lakes Office at (254) 939-2461.

 

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About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Face book at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308

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