Upcoming Hiking and Paddling Events

Upcoming Hikes and Preserve Tours

Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141 ext. 0 to register.

(Notice:  No reservations will be taken more than 30 days in advance of event.)

No upcoming hikes at this time…please check back as we will post them here as they are scheduled.

 


Upcoming Paddling Adventures

Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141 ext. 0 to register.  Space is limited.

(Notice:  No reservations will be taken more than 30 days in advance of event.)


Scrub Point Paddling Adventure * Difficulty Level 2
Friday, February 22, 2019  at 9:00 AM * Johns Lake Boat Ramp * 13620 Lake Blvd., Clermont

Experienced paddlers are invited to join wildlife and plant experts for a paddle/hike adventure on John’s Lake in the Clermont area. Participants will partake in this waterway adventure to reach Scrub Point Preserve and enjoy a naturalist hike. Please call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-324-6141 ext. 0 to register.  Space is limited.


Lake Akron Paddling Adventure * Difficulty Level 2
Saturday, March 23, 2019 * 9:00 AM * Ellis Acres Reserve * 25302 County Road 42, Paisley

Join us for a short hike through the pines to our forested lakeshore of Lake Akron where we will board vessels and paddle out. After paddling we will hike back to the nature center where you can enjoy lunch and wildlife viewing.


Beginner’s Paddling * Difficulty Level 1
Saturday, September 21, 2019 * 9:00 AM * Hickory Point Recreational Facility * 27341 State Road 19, Tavares

The public is invited to learn about the popular sport of paddling with experienced staff. Novice paddlers will learn paddling basics and safety and then partake in a short waterway adventure.


Double Run Paddle * Difficulty Level 2
Saturday, November 02, 2019 * 9:00 AM * Astatula Boat Ramp * 12703 Florida Ave., Tavares

Tucked away on Little Lake Harris is the Double Run Spring where naturalists will lead paddlers to explore this hidden paradise and search for the wildlife that call this area home.