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.


Find Us


The entrance to LLELA is at the intersection of Jones and Kealy, 201 E. Jones St., Lewisville, TX 75057.

Do not rely solely on GPS and mapping devices to find LLELA’s entrance. They sometimes give erroneous information, especially if you are traveling to LLELA from the east.  Please look closely at the map above and written directions below.

From I-35E, Exit Valley Ridge BLVD

  • Turn onto eastbound Valley Ridge Blvd. (Left if you’re headed South, Right if you’re headed North)
  • Follow Valley Ridge to the stoplight at Mill Street and continue straight through the intersection.
  • At the stop sign at Kealy Street, turn north (left).
  • Follow Kealy Street until it ends at Jones Street. The LLELA entrance gate is on your right.

 LLELA driving directions rev Nov 2017