Miller Springs

Miller Springs Nature Center is a 260 acre scenic natural area located between the Leon River and 110 foot high bluffs, immediately east of the Lake Belton Dam. The natural preserve is open to the self-guided public, at no charge, each day of the year, from 8 a.m. - Dusk.

The Nature Center is an undeveloped area managed by the City of Temple Parks & Recreation Department in conjunction with the City of Belton Parks & Recreation Department and the United States Army Corps of Enginneers. The area features scenic overlooks, natural winding trails, water ways and wildlife.   

Visitors will enjoy


  • Hiking
  • Jogging
  • Rock Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Natural hiking and biking trails
  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife Observation
  • Fishing
  • Ecological Study
  • School Group Visits