Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive open on Presidents’ Day

A car driving on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is open year-round between sunrise and sunset on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays.

MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 — The St. Johns River Water Management District’s popular wildlife drive at Lake Apopka is open on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 20.

WHAT: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive open

WHEN: Feb. 20 from sunrise to sunset

WHERE: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, 2803 Lust Road, Apopka, FL 32703

A recently launched audio guide provides visitors with a narrative on the area’s history, wildlife and district-led restoration efforts. Since the drive has opened, more than 100,000 visitors have experienced a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities along a network of wetlands, levees and canals. To access the audio guide, visit