Lake Dan Nature Preserve

Bird Watching Hiking Trail Equestrian Trails Fishing Playground

A majority of preserves and some parks are now open. Visit the Closures & Reopenings page for more info.

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Location and Hours

Location

19116 Huckavalle Rd.
Odessa, FL 33556

Hours

Sunrise to Sunset

Contact

(813) 264-8513

About

This 1100-acre Preserve contains two lakes, dry pine and oak woods, freshwater marshes, seasonally wet pine flatwoods, and cypress swamps. There are two lakes in the preserve; Lake Dan is an approximate 2.5 mile roundtrip hike (see map).

Trail Map

Fishing, hiking and equestrian information

  • Parking for fishing and hiking access is located at 19116 Huckavalle Road
  • Trailer parking for equestrian users is located at 11009 Tarpon Springs Road
  • The equestrian trail is 5.6 miles in length and will be closed at the peak of the summer rainy season during flooded conditions
  • We do not provide horseback riding rentals; you must bring your own horse

Amenities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boardwalk
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pier
  • Playground