Lake Dan Nature Preserve
A majority of preserves and some parks are now open. Visit the Closures & Reopenings page for more info.
Location and Hours
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).
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
- Bird Watching
- Equestrian Trails
- Hiking Trail
- Pets Allowed
- Picnic Tables