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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

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201 E Jones St, Lewisville, TX 75057-2658
+1 972-219-3926
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WONDERFUL, easily accessible,nature escape close to DFW

After driving through the endless strip malls and subdivisions of Plano, I was desperate to see... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Put A Big Smile On Your Grandkid's Face

What do you do when it's hot and miserable in Texas? Take your grandkids to LLELA for a few hours... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Alan T
Lewisville, Texas
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201 E Jones St, Lewisville, TX 75057-2658
+1 972-219-3926
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Reviewed 20 September 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

1  Thank SeeSmellTasteTouch
Reviewed 20 August 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 27 July 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 29 April 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 27 March 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
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...More

1  Thank Raymond J
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...More

1  Thank Alan T
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

1  Thank Kathleen C
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.

1  Thank Roger T
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...More

1  Thank txerica
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Mark G
13 November 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