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Upcoming Events

DateWhatWhen
Aug. 8, Tues.CSO Board Meeting7:00 pm
Aug. 25, FriFalcon Services presentation*7:00 pm
Oct. 7, Sat.Equestrian Obstacle Trail Challenge
(on-line registration begins Sat., Aug. 5 @ 8:00am)
8:00 am
Oct. 29, Sun.Trunk or Treat in cooperation with P3 (concessionaire) 
Nov. 4, Sat.Fishing Clinic 

*These are held at the Volunteer Building with limited seating;
please register by calling the ranger station at (352) 394-3969.

African Falcon Services

The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park invite you to attend the next installment of their speaker series on Friday, August 25th at 7:00pm. The topic of this presentation will be “Conservation Around the World: A Local Clermont Resident’s Adventures in Africa Working with African Falcon Services”. Christy Conk, President of the Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, will share stories and photos of her work with African Falcon Services using animal training to environmentally protect sorghum crops, the main staple food source for the country of Botswana, over the past two years. By utilizing trained lanner falcons and peregrine minor falcons to abate red-billed quelea (a finch-like species that arrives in the millions to consume and decimate this precious crop) it is possible to protect the crops with a green alternative

Space is limited for this presentation. Please call 352-394-3969 to reserve your seat. This presentation is a free event open to the public, however normal admission fees apply. Lake Louisa State Park is located at 7305 US Highway 27 S, Clermont, FL 34714. We look forward to seeing you on the 25th!

Friday, August 25th @ 7pm

Administration Building

Adventure

Conservation

Animal Training

Community Involvement

African Falcon Services

Pandamatenga, Botswana


 

Fall 2017 Obstacle Trail Challenge

Equestrian Obstacle Trail Challenge

October 7, 2017

Ride the Beautiful Lake Louisa State Park Equestrian Trails

Back entrance near equestrian field - 12514 State Park Drive, Clermont, FL 34714
Front entrance - 7305 US Hwy 27 S, Clermont, FL 34714

On-line Registration Begins August 5!
(On-line registration ends the evening of Wednedsay, October 4)

Enjoy the Family Friendly Obstacle Trail Challenge

* Food * Fun * Prizes *

Costume Contest for OTC Participants
 Theme: Super Heroes

DC Comics / Marvel Comics / Indy Comics

Gates open at 7:00am, Registration begins at 8:00am, and all riders must be checked in by 9:30am

Fee: Junior/Youth - $25
All others - $35
Day-of fee charge: Additional $5/rider

Divisions
Senior DivisionsAdvanced and Novice
Adult DivisionsAdvanced and Novice
             Junior           Youth

(Copy of Rules)

2017 5k

Another successful 5k run at Lake Louisa last month (May 27th). Pictures are now loaded in our Gallery. Results can be found by visiting Sommer Sports - Results Page.

Thank you, participants; part of your fees will go towards Friends of Lake Louisa State Park which assists the park with projects and program services.

Thank you, volunteers; without your help there would be no race.

Spirit Night - Zaxby's

Nature Fest 2017

NEW EVENT: Golf For The Park

The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, Inc. has teamed up with Kings Ridge Golf Club to host our first ever Golf for the Park Fundraiser. This fundraiser will be held at Kings Ridge Golf Club in Clermont on April 15, 2017. It is only $50.00 per person to register for the event which includes 18 holes of golf, two-man golf cart, hamburger or hotdog, and drink. An event T-Shirt will also be given to all that pre-register for the event. Out of the $50.00 registration fee, The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, Inc. will receive $20.00 per person as proceeds. This funding will be used towards building a large pavilion at the park. We hope you can join us for a fun filled day of golf, fun, and friendship. So register today and take advantage of the lower registration fee. The day of registration will be $65 with no guarantee of a T-Shirt. To register for the event please follow the link.

Poochapalooza 2017

There are still vendor and exhibitor spaces available also volunteers are still needed. 
Just contact amyschulz@cfl.rr.com

Snakes: Gotta Live With 'Em, Can't Live Without 'Em

Please join us Friday, January 27th for  a presentation by Scott Spaulding, Park Manager.  Scott will discuss various snake species, the importance of snakes in our natural world, and the importance of being a responsible snake owner.  Come on out and enjoy this free presentation and meet some members of the Friends of Lake Louisa State Park.  The presentation begins at 7PM and will be held at the park’s administrative office.  The park’s main entrance is located at 7305 US Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34714.  Access to the park from Lake Nellie Road will also be available for the presentation at 12540 State Park Drive, Clermont, FL 34714.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 25th to reserve your spot by calling (352) 394-3969.  Space is limited.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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