Ecotourism

We help promote responsible travel and tourism to our natural areas, conserving the environment and improving the well-being of our local people. Click the links below to check out some of the natural places to visit in East Lake County. 

Trout Lake Nature Center
Central Florida’s Regional Resource For Habitat and Wildlife Education

East Lake Sports and Community Complex
Offering several lighted ball fields for sports like soccer, football, baseball, and softball.  

Mount Plymouth Historical Bike Loop
Bike through the Mount Plymouth neighborhood while learning about the natural and historical sites in the area.

Rock Springs Run State Reserve

Lower Wekiva River State State Park

Seminole State Forest

Ocala National Forest

Lake Norris Conservation Area

Geocaching

Florida Scenic Trail

Florida Birding Trail
 Check out Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park , Rock Springs Run
 State Reserve, and the Seminole State Forest on their site!

Paddling Trails

Hiking, Biking and Equestrian Trails

Wekiva and Neighborhood Lakes Trail System

Lake County Florida Wildflower Map

Lake Lucie Conservation Area

Lake Norris Conservation Area
Enjoy a short canoe or kayak trip up Blackwater Creek from the trailhead off Lake Norris Road.