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Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive open on Thanksgiving weekend


If you need a break from the holiday festivities, the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is open on Thanksgiving Day through Sunday, from sunrise to sunset.

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is a one-way, 11-mile drive meandering through the eastern portion of the property. The drive is open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays between sunrise and sunset.

In the 17 months the drive has been open, more than 81,000 visitors have experienced a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities along a network of wetlands, levees and canals. For more details about recreation on district property visit sjrwmd.com/recreation.

About the St. Johns River Water Management District

St. Johns River Water Management District 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.

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, St. Johns


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