Lake Louisa

Location: Central Florida
Trip Starts: Lake Louisa Parking Lot
Trip Ends: Lake Louisa Parking Lot
Total Distance: 1.0 mile
Hike Type: In & Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Difficulty: Easy
Trails Used: Nature Trail
Trail Traffic: Light
Trip Type: Day Hike
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Lake Louisa State Park
7305 U.S. Highway 27
Clermont, Florida 34714
(352) 394-3969


Lake Louisa State Park is a 4,372-acre Florida State Park located on US 27 and south of Clermont, in the northeast corner of the Green Swamp and the southwestern shore of Lake Louisa. It is made up of bald cypress, live oak, and saw palmettos. In addition to Lake Louisa, the park contains Hammond Lake, Dixie Lake, Dude Lake, and Bear Lake, along with several smaller lakes.

Hiking is permitted on the horse trails, where an abundance of wildlife may be seen. Birding is a favorite activity, with sightings dependent on the seasons. A 0.5 mile nature trail is located at the Lake Louisa parking lot. The trail winds through three of the parks eleven natural communities, with interpretive trail signs provided for visitors to read about the park’s flora and fauna.

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