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Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Audio Tour

July 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Audio Tour

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Audio Tour

Go on your own mini-safari through the restored former farm fields of Lake Apopka North Shore, where you’ll find lots of native birds, turtles, alligators, bobcats, snakes, and other wildlife, as well as spotting rare Florida plant species.

Water Management District

The St. Johns River Water Management District created a cool audio tour, which you can access with your mobile device, as you drive along the 11-mile stretch and soak in the scenery and solitude. This audio tour gives you an overview of the district’s work on the Lake Apopka North Shore to restore the lake and its wetlands, as well as to enhance wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities.


Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from sunrise to sunset


Lake Apopka North Shore farmlands, Orange County

About Lake Apopka

The Lake Apopka North Shore is a true diamond in the rough. The restoration of former muck farms has transformed this area into a haven for wildlife and a jewel for the recreating public. The 20,000 acres that make up the Lake Apopka North Shore, were once part of the lake itself. However, these valuable wetlands were separated from the lake in 1941 by a large levee.

This decreased the size of Lake Apopka from more than 50,000 acres, to just over 30,000 acres. Lake Apopka is the state’s fourth-largest lake and is fed by a natural spring, rainfall, and stormwater runoff. The headwaters of the Ocklawaha Chain of Lakes, the lake was designated for cleanup under the Surface Water Improvement and Management Act of 1987.,

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July 10, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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