Things To Do in Killeen: Lakes, Parks and Fort Hood
Killeen is a gem in the heart of Central Texas with exciting attractions, shopping, and beautiful parks and outdoor destinations. Swim, fish and boat in two enormous lakes or splash into fun at the Family Aquatics Waterpark. Experience one of Texas' only planetariums or catch a live show at Vive Les Arts Theatre. Visit the world's most expansive military base and walk through history at the 1st Cavalry and 3rd Calvary Regiment Museums. Tee off on scenic golf courses or spend the day relaxing at one of the area's 20 beautiful parks. From hiking trails and shopping to Fort Hood, Killeen is a place where new experiences become lasting memories.
Enjoy outdoor fun at this recreational haven with basketball and volleyball courts, softball fields, playgrounds, pavilion and picnic areas, beaches, and a lake for swimming and foot propel boating, and a huge water slide.
A legendary fixture on the Central Texas landscape, this 215,000-acre military base is the largest of its kind in the entire world. It's also a popular tourist site and a key part of Killeen's history and economy.