Dam construction update: starting on June 1, LLELA visitors will not be able to cross the outlet works. There will be no access to the Bittern Marsh Trail or east side of the river. Sometime soon (date currently unknown), all access east of the Cicada Pavilion will be prohibited for about 8 weeks. This will include the following areas and trails: Bittern Marsh Trail, kayaking and fishing in the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, all camping areas, and the Redbud Trail. Only the Blackjack, Green Dragon, Cottonwood, and Cicada Trails will be open during that time.


Activities & Programs


With the health and well-being of our residents, visitors, and staff being a top priority, the City of Lewisville is assessing risk due to the COVID-19 disease outbreak. We are following CDC recommendations as we slowly reopen for programs.

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

View our month at a glance calendar to see an entire month of activities.

Canceled: Año Nuevo

Ano Nuevo

This event has been canceled due to the rainy forecast. 

Happy New Year! Bring the whole family to celebrate with us at LLELA! We will gather around the campfire, sip warm ponche and share our wishes for the new year. During this kid-friendly event we will eat grapes, share lentils, and write resolutions for 2020. Be sure to bring your suitcase for our mile long night hike along the Cottonwood trail. Registration is required. $5/person.

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