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Closure at LLELA: Bittern Marsh Trail, campgrounds, river access April 30-May 4.

Due to construction work scheduled at the river outlet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has requested LLELA staff to restrict access to trails and facilities east of the Pavilion from 7 a.m. on Monday, April 30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4. There will be no fishing or Elm Fork kayaking/canoeing access during this time. The Blackjack, Cottonwood, Cicada, and Beaver Pond Paddling Trails will all be open as normal. The Bittern Marsh Trail and part of the Redbud Trail will be closed to visitors. For more information, contact the LLELA gatehouse at 469.635.5483.

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Programs may be affected by weather. Contact the Lewisville Parks and Leisure Services office with questions Monday-Friday morning at 972.219.3550. Contact the LLELA gatehouse Friday afternoon-Sunday at 469.635.5483.

Saturday at the Cabin

  • Date: May 19, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
    201 E. Jones Street
    Lewisville, Texas 75057
  • Introduction: Step back in time when you visit the historic Minor-Porter Log House. Visitors of all ages are welcome to tour the log home, smoke house, and dugout.

log house

 Step back in time when you visit the historic Minor-Porter log house. Visitors of all ages are welcome to arrive at any time during the open house. You’ll get a feel for pioneer life as you tour the log home, smoke house, dugout, and homestead grounds. Knowledgeable docents will add to your experience. You may even be able to try your hand at a craft from the 1870s. Open houses are on the third Saturday of each month except July and August. Free with entrance to LLELA!* Registration is not required. Event details.

*Entry to LLELA Nature Preserve is $5 per vehicle, cash or check only. Season passes are available.

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