General Information


LLELA will be closed 7 am-2:30 pm on Sun., Oct. 18 due to the Dam Run. No camping Oct. 17.


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 currently very low and is not available for kayakers/canoers. 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


Migration Bird Banding: You're Invited

YOU are invited to join LLELA staff and volunteers this fall as we study migrating bird...

Kayak Tours at LLELA

Have you wanted to try kayaking, but weren't sure how? Or, do you...

LLELA at Night

Summer is hot, but LLELA is COOL at night. Join us for a Night Hike, Stars on the Prairie, or...

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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