Just 15 minutes from Temple, Texas lies the City of Morgan’s Point Resort. This town is not to be confused with Morgan’s Point, Texas which sits 20 minutes south of Houston. Morgan’s Point Resort is the perfect lakefront town that faces Belton Lake and Killeen, Texas. Although small in population, with only 4,636 individuals calling this town home, Morgan’s Point Resort is filled with plenty of fun things to do and a rich history you won’t want to miss!
Interestingly enough, the city of Morgan’s Point Resort did not become an incorporated city until July 1, 1970, its history dates back to 1885. James E. Morgan and his family were the original owners of the land on which the city was developed. Morgan built his family home on was once called Tennessee Valley on the Leon River, a 185-mile river that runs southeast from Belton Lake to Little River-Academy, Texas.
By the 1960s, a majority of the Morgan estate was purchased by the Great Western Investment Corporation, also known as Terramar Corporation, and the Lakeshore Development Company. These two companies were the primary developers of today’s Morgan City Resort.
Start your day off with a hearty breakfast at Sol de Jalisco #4 This Mexican cantina serves breakfast all day that will have you going back for their breakfast burritos, chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, and migas. You may stick with a classic American breakfast such as pancakes, eggs, and bacon.
For lunch or dinner, look no further than Backyard BBQ. Enjoy a tasty plate of a Texas-sized burger with a delicious baked potato. Feel free to enjoy your meal in the country-style dining room with picnic tables and a full bar.
Morgan’s Point Resort has a Dollar General Store and is a short distance away from Cakes by the Lake and Top Donuts.
Residents and visitors of Morgan’s Point Resort won’t have to venture too far to stumble upon the great outdoors. Enjoy the Texas sun at Morgan’s Point Resort Marina, located on Calamity Jane Dr, where friends and family can spend time boating, and kayaking.
Fishing can be found at Rogers Park along with a boat ramp and restrooms.
Keep the water fun going at Kleypas Park, although it is a relatively small park with a playground, workout equipment, benches, and picnic tables. Visitors have easy access to the lake as well. Passes to the swimming pool can be purchased. There are tennis courts and restrooms as well.
Ansay Park has a baseball field, basketball, playground, 9 hole disc golf course and restrooms.
If you want a quiet place to view the sunset, head to Oakmont Park and watch the Texas sunset from a cliff that overlooks the lake.
Arts & Entertainment
There are many events scheduled throughout the year, Some of the events for family fun can be had at the Easter Egg Hunt, Kid Fish, SummerFest Celebration, Summer Reading Program for girls and boys, Halloween Festival, Barbeque CookOff and Santa and Mrs. Claus along with other events.