North Shore has become a popular recreation area

Visitors to the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional traffic this coming weekend. The property has grown in popularity for nature-based recreation.

This weekend’s schedule:

WHAT: Masters of All Terrain Off Road Ultramarathon

WHEN: Jan. 14 from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Lake Apopka North Shore (multiple trails)

WHAT: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The nature trail will be open on Monday in honor of MLK day.
The e Drive will be open on Monday in honor of MLK day.

WHEN: Jan. 16 from sunrise to sunset

WHERE: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive 2803 Lust Road in Apopka

On January 14th, the district-owned property is part of the mapped run for the Masters of All Terrain Ultramarathon. Runners will follow trails within the Lake Apopka North Shore. On January 16th, the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, which is usually closed on Mondays, will be open from sunrise until sunset in honor of the federal holiday.

To learn more about the Lake Apopka North Shore visit www.sjrwmd.com.

About the St. Johns River Water Management District

SJRWMD staff are committed to ensuring the sustainable use and protection of water resources for the benefit of the people of the district and the state of Florida. The St. Johns River Water Management District is one of five districts in Florida managing groundwater and surface water supplies in the state. The district encompasses all or part of 18 northeast and east-central Florida counties. District headquarters are in Palatka, and staff also are available to serve the public at service centers in Maitland, Jacksonville and Palm Bay.

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