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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

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Address: 201 E Jones St, Lewisville, TX 75057-2658
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Hiking is easy enjoyable, kayaking too BRING YOUR OWN KAYAK!

We hiked Bittern Marsh area also Cotton wood, both were enjoyable easy bike's, A cabin an lookout points were interesting, bring water port a potty entourage which is nice! ENJOY

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Kathleen C
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Utica, New York
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Keller, Texas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Highland Village, Texas
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Cheap entry fees, lots of hiking trails, and historical buildings make for a nice, quiet, and interesting walk. You'll see a variety of wildlife on the trails including rabbits, deer, songbirds, and even an occasional bald eagle. Great for family or even walks with a loved one.

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Thank Raymond J
Lewisville, Texas
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49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It's not crowded, the fishing is good, hiking trails and camping are available, and if you have a kayak - bring it. My wife and I as well as our kids and grandkids all enjoy visiting Llela. Wildlife sightings are pretty common. On recent trips this winter, I caught a limit of trout, and even a large buffalo (the fish,... More 

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Thank Alan T
Utica, New York
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We hiked Bittern Marsh area also Cotton wood, both were enjoyable easy bike's, A cabin an lookout points were interesting, bring water port a potty entourage which is nice! ENJOY

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Thank Kathleen C
Lewisville, Texas
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We have taken scouts and shool children here to learn about nature is a well preserved and 'maintained' environment for years now. Tons of trails and different topographies from meadows to wet lands. Be sure to ask about the "butterfly tree" when there.

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Thank Roger T
Trophy Club, Texas
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252 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I read about this place in the TX Highways magazine, so we went out for an afternoon hike. Admission is $5/car. They have a few easy hikes to choose from. The Cottonwood Trail will take you by an old log cabin homestead that moved into the woods here. Take the detour along the Cicada Trail for a nice walk in... More 

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Thank txerica
Michigan
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167 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

It's $5 to get in and there are 4 trails. A few of them were washed out due to the heavy rains recently. This place will be absolutely beautiful in the spring. I would venture to say fall would be he best time to visit-changing of the colors...

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Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

My husband and I just moved to the Lewisville area. We love trails, so we found LLELA advertised in a Southern Denton County magazine and online. We went one Saturday afternoon and spent about 4 hours on the trails. Entry fee to the park is $5/car. Not bad, but where we come from, most parks don't have fees, so it... More 

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Dallas, TX
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Drove all the way out from central Dallas at a significant cost on toll roads and paid entrance fee to find out the Beaver paddling pond was almost dry,stinking, and would have to wade through snake infested muck to get to inch deep water. No wonder no one else was here. Website updated 2 weeks earlier indicated pond had "filled... More 

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Thank jbza
Lewisville, Texas
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I was taken on a field trip to LLELA for a college environmental biology class, and it was an absolute pleasure. I've lived in Lewisville my entire life, and I had never known about this wonderful nature preserve in my own town. Its an awesome place for a weekend hike or kayak trip. Great place for families to check out... More 

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