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Nature In Lights: Twinkling for 25!

Twinkling for 25 Years! Now - January 2, 2022 A Fort Hood Holiday Tradition and will be open Thanksgiving, Christmas and Christmas Eve.

Note: This event has already passed.

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Located at Cottage Road BLDG NAF 126
Nature In Lights Detailed Map

How to get to Nature in Lights:

From Fort Hood: 
Clear Creek Rd orTJ Mills Blvd to Old Ironsides Ave., Turn right on to Old Ironsides Ave., Turn left on to Martin Dr/East Range Rd.,  Turn right on to North Nolan Rd. for 10 miles, Turn left on Cottage Rd.

From Killeen/Copperas Cove: 
Hwy 190 toWSYoung North to Rancier Ave., Turn right on to Rancier Ave/FM 439., Turn left on Sparta Rd., Turn right on Cottage Rd.

From Temple/Belton: 
Interstate 35 exit Hwy 190 West, Exit Loop 121 North, Turn left on to Sparta Rd., Turn right on Cottage Rd . 

BLORA's Nature In Light's has been Twinkling for 25 Years!

  • All vehicles that drive into BLORA on Monday-Wednesday evenings will receive a Collector's 14th Edition Annual Nature In Lights ornament. (Limited one per vehicle, while supplies last).

Enjoy a five-and-a-half mile holiday lights attraction at BLORA your entire Family can enjoy!

Tune into your vehicle Radio Station 91.9FM to listen holiday music for your Nature In Lights drive through experience!

Santa’s Village:
Live Oak Pavilion
5:30 - 11pm
• Thursday - Sun (Nov 18 - Dec 5)
• Nightly (Dec 9 - Dec 24)

Take a break at Santa's Village and Santa's Snack Shack! Browse vendor booths, purchase crafts and photos with Santa.

Photos with Santa: The Virtual Experience!
Covid-safe digital non-contact photo session with Santa. Customer will receive a digital copy of the picture and custom photo ornament for $20, with the opportunity to purchase other photo-customized gifts.

Santa’s Village and Santa's Snack Shack, in the Live Oak Pavilion, a halfway point through the park.

Santa's Snack Shack
Fresh baked cookies 
Assorted chips 
Assorted drinks 
Hot Dogs 
Bucket of Popcorn 
Cotton Candy 
Hot Link Sandwich 
Pulled Pork Sandwich 
Pulled Pork Nachos 
Chopped Brisket Sandwich 
Chopped Brisket Nachos
Funnel Cakes

Pony rides: $5 at BLORA Ranch through Christmas Eve
Entrance on the right on Cottage Road prior to entering and paying for Nature In Lights.

All restroom facilities are outlined in Green Lights for easy recognition throughout BLORA.


Gate Fees:

  • $20 -- Car, Mini-Van & Pick-Up
  • $35 -- Limos, 15-Passenger Van & RVs
  • $55 -- 24 Passenger Van
  • $80 -- 47+ Passenger Van or Larger Bus
Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area