TLNC is a wonderful place to experience natural Central Florida! Visitors enjoy walking the many trails, seeing the exhibits, and strolling the peaceful lake boardwalk.

At Trout Lake Nature Center we are on a mission to educate and inform people of all ages through our programs, outreach, and resources. As an independent nonprofit, we depend on volunteers, donations, and the support of the community.

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“We have been going there since we moved to the area 12 years ago and try to attend all of their fabulous activities. What we appreciate is the variety of events, activities and lectures that are offered. The atmosphere is casual, social and educational.”



“I can’t speak highly enough about Trout Lake Nature Center. Their staff is awesome. This is the “real” Florida. Nature trails, exhibits, and classes are all here. The staff loves to teach, and I often take my kids to there educational field trips.”

Susan I.


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Extra Hours on Thursdays

Extra Hours on Thursdays

TLNC will stay open later on Thursdays to give visitors an opportunity to walk the trails and enjoy the sunset at the lake.

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