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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. to Dusk.

It is an undeveloped area administered by the Miller Springs Alliance, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation whose purpose is to promote conservation and management of natural and cultural resources and to provide an educational and recreational nature area for "children" of all ages.

During the most recent school year, more than 10,000 students studied and grew within the "Classroom Without Walls."

Visitors will enjoy
  • Biking with several miles of new trails/
  • Annual 5k and 10k race in late September as a joint fundraiser with Trails of Hope
  • About 11 Miles of trails and divided into 10 loops.
  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife Observation
  • Fishing
The map on the right provides an overview of the center and its expansive trail system.

Just click on the image to enlarge.
Miller Springs Nature Center Map.jpg 

Highway 2271
North of Lake Belton Spillway
Belton, TX 76513
Open daily from 8 A.M. til dusk.

From Temple, head west on FM 2305 (a.k.a. West Adams Avenue). Turn left onto FM 2271 and head south. Look for the entrance to the parking area on the left, right before approaching the northern edge of the Belton Lake Dam.

City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561