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. 


Things to Do or See


Visitors to LLELA can enjoy a variety of recreational activities which are compatible with our mandate to preserve, protect and restore degraded ecosystems, communities, and native biodiversity.

LLELA is open to the public daily. Check our calendar for any holiday closures. $5/vehicle.

  • Winter hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Nov. 1-Feb. 28)
  • Summer hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mar. 1- Oct. 31)

For the protection of our wildlife, NO PETS are allowed at LLELA.