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Lake Louisa State Park

 About Lake Louisa State Park

A view through the cypress tree of the lake. Photo by N Clements.


Scott Spaulding

Greetings Everyone:

A big THANK YOU to all the participants and spectators that attended our 12th Annual Equestrian Obstacle Challenge on Saturday October 18, 2014. 75 riders participated in the challenge and a number of riders also participated in the horse and rider costume contest. Thanks also to our wonderful Citizen Support Organization The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, Inc. that put on the event as well as our volunteers, sponsors and contributors. We couldn't have done it without everyone pitching in!

The park now sells fishing poles and worms, so if you are an angler or a beginning angler look no further. The poles come complete with tackle!

Our playground safety surfacing has been installed and we are just waiting on one final inspection in order to open the playground to the public. We are very excited about that!

If you are a member of our Citizen Support Organization the "Friends of Lake Louisa State Park" keep in mind that in addition to getting a free visit once a month you also get a free one-time canoe or tandem kayak rental. Not a member yet? Visit the "Friends" website by following the link above. Once there click on the “become a member” tab. Call or visit the Ranger Station for more information.

Join us daily for trail use, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, picnicking, nature study, camping and good old rest and relaxation.

We hope to see you out at the park real soon!




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Lake Louisa State Park is located on US 27, seven (7) miles south of State Road 50.


  • Volunteer - The park currently needs volunteers to provide trail maintenance and/or exotic plant removal a minimum of two hours per week.

    Trail Maintenance: This person will patrol the park's entire trail system and addresses any maintenance issues. Specific tasks include trimming low or encroaching branches and vegetation; removing debris and litter; checking trail markers for damage, repair, accuracy; removing overgrowth from marker posts; and reporting any major problems. Must be able to work outdoors and be capable of using hand tools and small gas operated tools, such as a weed whacker, safely, have a valid driver's license and the ability to operate on and off road vehicles safely.

    Exotic Plant Removal: This person will identify exotics in the park and remove them by hand or with the use of herbicide. Must be able to work outdoors; be capable of using hand tools and herbicide safely and effectively; be willing to learn how to mix and apply herbicide and identify exotic plant species; have a valid driver¿s license and ability to operate on and off road vehicles safely.

    For more information contact:
    Jenny Vogel Kehlenbeck
    Park Service Specialist
    Lake Louisa State Park
    (352) 394-3436
  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.
  • Friends of Lake Louisa
  • c/o Lake Louisa State Park
    7305 US Hwy 27
    Clermont, FL 34714