General Information



Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Summer hours: 7 am to 7 pm (Mar. 1- Oct. 31)

Winter hours: 7 am to 5 pm (Nov. 1-Feb. 28)


Annual passes are not currently available, though all current passes are good until they expire.

For the protection of our wildlife, NO PETS are allowed at LLELA, except for service animals. Why?

Beaver Pond Paddling Trail conditions:The Beaver Pond is once again full and available for kayakers and canoers as of 11/3/2015. Call the LLELA gatehouse at 972-219-7980 for the latest info. Complete information and a map are here.

LLELA Campground Map (coming soon)

Plant and Animal Checklists




Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area


Trail Conditions

Fall rains are impacting the campground and some trails. Trail conditions are updated frequently...

Homestead Christmas 2015: Saturday, December 19

Join us for a Homestead Christmas at the 1869 Minor-Porter Log House

12:00 to 3:00 p.m....

A 2,000-acre classroom

LLELA engages students of all ages with a variety of...

Our Vision

To heal the land and restore the bond between people and nature, ensuring the preservation of our natural heritage for the future.

Our Mission

To preserve and restore native Texas ecosystems and biodiversity while providing opportunities for environmental education, research, and recreation.

THANKS to our community partners:



Contact and Connect

Event Calendar--click here

Monday-Friday:  call 972-219-3930;

Saturday-Sunday: call 972-219-7980

Fax: 972-219-3827

Address: 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville, TX 75057 (corner of Jones/Kealy St.)

Click here for driving directions

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