Dam construction update, June 15: Visitors are no longer able to cross the outlet works. There will be no access to the Bittern Marsh Trail or east side of the river during this time.


There will be no access to the pavilion and Beaver Pond parking area on weekdays through July 3. These parking lots will be available for use on weekends. This will include the following areas and trails: Bittern Marsh, Redbud, Cicada, Green Dragon and Cottonwood Trails. Only the Blackjack will remain unaffected during this time. Access will not be available east of the pavilion at a later undetermined date. 


Guided Recreation at LLELA


Outdoor enthusiasts are always welcome to enjoy fishing, hiking, birding, camping, and paddling activities on their own during LLELA's regular hours of operation (open daily 7 a.m.-5 p.m. November 1 to February 28; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. March 1 to October 31). However, there are also diverse guided activities which can be enjoyed by visitors of a wide variety of skill levels and ages. Program offerings are always changing and growing, so keep a close eye on this web site for new opportunities. The calendar has up-to-date information.

You don't have to be part of a guided group to visit LLELA. You are welcome to explore LLELA on your own during regular hours of operation.