Lake Ballinger News

Is Your Boat’s Long Winter Nap Going Well?

BoatUS News

Date: 1/1/2023

SPRINGFIELD, VA., Jan. 24, 2022 – Storms have hammered the U.S., and many recreational boats are sleeping away the winter under a layer of ice and snow. If you store your boat outside and haven’t checked up on her lately, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has five tips for a midwinter

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What Every Boater Wants for the Holidays: 24/7 On-Water Assistance from TowBoatUS

BoatUS News

Date: 11/14/2022

Gadgets may make good holiday gifts. However, for a boater, having 24/7 on-the-water help just a call away is much better. Like belonging to an auto club for recreational boat owners, a BoatUS Unlimited Towing Membership provides professional on-water towing services by the TowBoatUS fleet - the nation’s largest

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What Did We Name Our Boats in 2022? Top 10 Boat Names List

BoatUS News

Date: 11/11/2022

Now that recreational boating is coming to a close in much of the country, BoatUS takes a look back at the Top 10 boat names ordered this season through its online boat graphics service and provides some commentary. Andiamo: Meaning “let’s go / we go / come on” in Italian, Andiamo remains in the

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Boat Winterizing Truth or Myth? Test Your Knowledge

BoatUS News

Date: 11/1/2022

Recreational boat owners are preparing their boats for a long winter’s nap, but sugarplums aren’t dancing in their heads. What may keep them up at night is hoping cold temperatures won’t damage their boats. Freshwater expands in volume by about 9% when it freezes and can push outward with a force of

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3 Boating Safety Tips Just Right for Fall Boating

BoatUS News

Date: 10/1/2022

Fall boating season has arrived, and with it come different types of risks that cold water and air temperatures bring. Here are three boating safety tips from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water just right for leaf peeping season. A float plan is needed: A float plan is as simple as telling a

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What's New!

• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 591 Acres
• Volume: 8,215 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
  1. Ballinger Municipal Lake and old Ballinger Lake are connected through a channel between the two reservoirs.
  2. Lake Ballinger is also known as Moonen Lake
  3. Due to low water levels, public boat ramps on this lake are closed.
    Canoes and other small boats may launch from the bank. This information is current as of May, 2014.


Lake Ballinger is located west of the city of Ballinger in Runnels County, Texas. The lake offers many recreational activities including camping, fishing, boating, and swimming. Ballinger park offers a swimming pool, picnic tables, camping grounds, and a boat access ramp.


City of Ballinger
PO Box 497
Ballinger, Texas 76821
(325) 365-3511
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