Nature Fest 2016

It was a gorgeous day down by the lake. We hope all of you who came had an enjoyable outing.

 - The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park

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Nature Fest 2016 Exhibitors

Nature Fest 2016

The Friends of Lake Louisa State Park

present their annual

Nature Fest

Saturday, May 7th

10:00am – 2:00pm

Canoeing and Kayaking . Guided Hikes
Tram Tours . Demonstrations and Presentations
Children’s Activities. Live Music. Vendors and Exhibitors

Participants Include:

Event takes place on the main beach of Lake Louisa at
Lake Louisa State Park
7305 South US Highway 27
Clermont, Florida 34714

Nature Fest is a free event included in your park admission

Volunteer Day

A big THANK YOU to all those who turned out, despite the weather.

There is a limit of 30 volunteers, so please register here. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes/boots.


OTC - Results

Below are the results of the Obstacle Trail Challenge held Saturday, October 24, 2015.
(If there is an asterisk by your name, your medal is being held at the Lake Louisa State Park Ranger Station. The park is open from 8:00am to sunset.)
Photos for requested copy will be posted Saturday night.

PlaceNameScoreTie-Break Time
Green Rider   
1Larry Coleman35 
2Beth Colsey34 
3Makenna Skrabalak23 
4Nardina Panek20 
Green Horse   
1Janine Charles47 
2Kimberly Rydzewski*46 
3Lisa Taylor41 
4Holly Huffman-Pope32 
5Ellie Crowder31 
6Morgan Skrabalak2870
 Emily C2885
 Laura C23 
1Taka Bentley46 
2Deanna Taylor40 
3Rachel Dipaula39 
4Megan Murray37 
5Savanna Sturtz36 
6Jessica Champion32 
 Madison C21 
1Erin Tharp48 
2Nicolette Meadows47 
3Mikayla Moor46 
4Stephanie Walters45 
5Jacqueline Duncan42 
6Emily Cook41 
 Morgan S3753
 Corey M3790
Adult Novice   
1Angela Jenkins47 
2Karen Swann46 
3Carmella Royal4544
4Julia Cesary4545
5Carrie Thomas44 
6Kimberly Wescott4353
 Robin S4354
 Laura W4358
 Deborah M42 
 Danielle Doorneweerd41 
 Mary Ann W3952
 Amanda B36 
 Norma S32 
 Tracy M28 
 Michelle M22 
Adult Advanced   
1Robin Coleman5037
2Jami Robinson5043
3Lesa Roe5045
4Cathy Rotola4934
5Carol Bemman4943
6Sherry Diamond4849
 Kerry Y4851
 Margo C44 
 Maryah O41 
 Justin C38 
 Stephanie C31 
 Deborah S30 
 Amanda C28 
Senior Novice   
1Lucille Hood47 
2Bonnie Twardowsky46 
3Sue Freyser*42 
4Terry Alday4150
5Barbara Van Winkle4158
6Judy Cloninger40 
 Janet S39 
 James W37 
 Ellen B36 
 Hap H28 
 Harold M27 
Senior Advanced   
1Vicki Anderson50 
2Pat Wright47 
3Patricia Cason*43 
4Warren Cason*39 

Campfire and Music

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 30th.

Campfire and Music Event

The Friends of Lake Louis State Park, Inc. (FOLLSP) Invite you to attend a fun evening of live music by the campfire on the beach of Lake Louisa. Members of FOLLSP are being offered free entry to the event. All others are being asked for a suggested donation of $5 per family.

Bring a chair, blanket (insect spray just in case), and S’more Fixin’s and settle in for a great event. S’more kits and bottled water will be available for purchase.

Come make some new friends and meet some members of the Friends of Lake Louisa State Park, Inc. Maybe you will become a member too!

This is sure to be a fun night for the whole family. We hope to see you there!.


Fall 2015 Equestrian Trail Challenge

Equestrian Obstacle Trail Challenge

October 24, 2015

Ride the Beautiful Lake Louisa State Park Equestrian Trails

Back entrance - 12514 State Park Drive Clermont, FL 34714
Front entrance - 7305 US Hwy 27 Clermont, FL34714

Register Now!
(On-line registration ends the evening of Wednedsay, October 21)

Enjoy the Family Friendly Obstacle Trail Challenge

* Food * Fun * Prizes *

Free Costume Competition

Funniest ~ Scariest~ Most Inventive

Senior DivisionsAdvanced and Novice
Adult DivisionsAdvanced and Novice
             Junior           Youth
       Green Rider    Green Horse

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

Poochapalooza Prizes!

Poochapalooza Prize Donors

  • Crooked Can Brewery
  • All 4 Dogs
  • Barkalicious
  • The DogSmith of Greater Orlando
  • Angie Kerins Photography
  • Castello’s Gourmet Kitchen
  • World of Beer
  • Origami Owl
  • Pawsitraction
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Orchid Springs Animal Hospital
  • Lil Anthony’s Pizza
  • Hurricane Grill and Wings
  • Attention Dog Training
  • Puppy Pawz
  • Barking Mad Dogwear
  • Send Out Cards


Park Tram Tours

Come join us for a ride on the wild side as we embark for an hour and a half long tour of Lake Louisa State Park, including some of the beautiful back country. Along the way, your guide will provide interesting facts about the park's cultural and natural history, resources and points of interest. Space is limited so please call (352 394-3969) ahead to make a reservation for one of the two available tours (10:00 a.m. or noon).  Sorry, no pets are allowed on the tram although service animals are welcome. Feel free to bring a drink and/or snack, camera and binoculars. The tram is covered but you may still want to bring a hat, Jacket, blanket, sunscreen and insect repellant. This tour is weather-permitting; if it is raining, the tram tour will be cancelled.

Standard park entry fees apply.

Event Time:
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm EST



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