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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

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Address: 201 E. Jones Street, Lewisville, TX 75057
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+1 972-219-3926
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Thu - Sun 07:00 - 17:00

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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
Kathleen C
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Utica, New York
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Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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1 of 5 bubbles 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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Lewisville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

Very low cost to get in and it bench seats and several BBQ pits available along with rest rooms. They had trees and you could enjoy the sounds of nature around you.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Wanted somewhere new to explore and hike with friends and happened upon LLELA. Beautifully kept and maintained we took the 2.1 mile Bittern Marsh Wetland Boardwalk Trail that takes hikers through a bottomland hardwood forest. The Bittern Marsh itself was an extraordinary surprise - full of flowering lilies....Two viewing blinds allow visitors to watch birds and wildlife and take photographs.... More 

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