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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

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On their home page, you can sign up for nature activities through LLELA. The classes are affordable... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Hangzhou, China
Enjoyable day hiking

There are several "trails" (mostly walking paths) to enjoy. For $5 per vehicle, it was an... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Jaime A
Dallas, Texas
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201 E Jones St, Lewisville, TX 75057-2658
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

On their home page, you can sign up for nature activities through LLELA. The classes are affordable and educational. They have many different types for all ages and ability levels. My dad and I took one of their kayaking courses and it was great. We...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

When we lived in the area we used to visit often using a pass that allowed for year round access for one price. On this trip back, I had to visit this special place. We have been here during spring, summer, winter and fall. It's...More

1  Thank trvlrtx
Reviewed May 22, 2018

My wife and I thought this park was a gem. It introduced us to what Lewisville was like before the urban sprawl. The wildlife was abundant with mostly birdlife, but turtles, snakes and fish were also common. The trail systems were beautifully done and we...More

2  Thank Robert M
Reviewed April 2, 2018

There are several "trails" (mostly walking paths) to enjoy. For $5 per vehicle, it was an enjoyable couple of hours as my husband and I walked a couple of trails on a lovely Saturday. Located at the southwest corner of Lake Lewisville, this place is...More

1  Thank Jaime A
Reviewed April 2, 2018

On an unexpectedly cold day in April we went to LLELA Nature Preserve. For $5 per car, we took advantage of ready access to several trails and a covered picnic pavilion with many 8' tables. Alas, despite plenty of trash bins, there was still litter...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed September 20, 2017

After driving through the endless strip malls and subdivisions of Plano, I was desperate to see what nature in Texas looks like! I am so HAPPY that i made the drive to LLELA!!! As i drove in, I was greeted by dozens of Swains Hawks...More

4  Thank SeeSmellTasteTouch
Reviewed August 20, 2017

What do you do when it's hot and miserable in Texas? Take your grandkids to LLELA for a few hours of fishing. Hook into a big buffalo (carp) and hand the rod to one of your grandkids. This is the fishing experience that will be...More

1  Thank Alan T
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Every third Saturday (except in the hot summer) LLELA hosts an open house for the Minor-Porter Log House with very knowledgeable guides and a children's craft. During Christmas they feature pinecone crafts and smores. It costs $5 cash to enter the park. From the Cicada...More

1  Thank wendyquest
Reviewed April 29, 2017

LLELA has lots of options for everyone. There are hiking trails, kayaking, fishing and an 1869 homestead with out buildings that is fascinating.

1  Thank Wanda C
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Despite having lived in the Metroplex since 2001, my family and I just recently discovered this hidden gem. We love coming here to go on nature hikes and photography trips. We often use the two photography blinds.

2  Thank mcasabar
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Mark G
November 13, 2017|
Response from wendyquest | Reviewed this property |
Howdy. Sorry I took so long to answer - I couldn't find a schedule. They do have a page on their website under Explore then Things to Do then Canoeing, where you can check current water levels. Or, you can call and ask... More