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Lake Eola Park

512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801-1941
+1 407-246-4484
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Lake Eola Park is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando. The sidewalk that circles the lake is 0.9 miles in length, making it easy for visitors to keep track of their walking or running distances. Other activities available to park visitors include renting swan-shaped paddle boats, feeding the live swans and other birds inhabiting the park, seeing a concert or a play in the Walt Disney Amphitheater, grabbing a bite to eat at Relax Grill on Lake Eola or relaxing amid beautiful flower beds and a spectacular view of Orlando's skyline. Parking is free on Eola Drive on the east side of the park and there is metered parking on Central Boulevard and Rosalind Avenue. There is also street parking in Eola Heights and Thornton Park, a two to five block walk to the park. You can also park in any of the garages within a few blocks of the park. These include the Post Parkside parking garage at Osceola Avenue and East Central Boulevard; the Paramount/Publix parking garage at Lake Avenue and East Central Boulevard; and the Library parking garage at 112 East Central Boulevard. Please note: swans can get sick eating bread and popcorn. Visitors to the park can feed them lettuce, spinach, duck food pellets or buy food from the new swan feeders.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801-1941
+1 407-246-4484
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lake Eola is the center of Orlando. Great place to have a romantic walk watching all the various birds including the city's signature swans. Speakers along the walking path usually play classic jazz or classical and the fountain in the middle of the lake light...More

Thank AndrewEldritch
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great for kids and for walking, specially on sundays, when there's a small fair with foods and local products.

Thank Roberto F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love coming to Lake Eola! It's beautiful to walk around, the swans are beautiful, and the scenery is captivating. They have swan boats available for rent which are fun and pretty reasonably priced. They have a farmers market during the weekend as well, which...More

Thank xxhello-beautifulxx
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Lake Eola for their farmer's market on a Sunday. We did have quite the rough time finding parking, but eventually found a guy who only charged $5 that was a little over a block away. This was more of an arts & crafts...More

Thank JenG1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to chill with family/friends (All ages)!!! Pet friendly zone and lots to do! Super fun!!

Thank Celso R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot happens around with so many activities to do and people from around coming here, especially in the evening and weekends to rejuvenate themselves. There are restaurants and bars around, there is boating, there is a Walt Disney Amphitheater where some or the other...More

Thank JAY M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue for the 4th July celebration. Stalls, variety of music groups including concert orchestra and of course the fireworks. Felt for organisers this year with the torrential rain late afternoon shortening the day by the lake, but crowd soon filled up when the rain...More

Thank Merlinford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For awhile I desire to get on a swan paddle boat and I finally got the opportunity at Lake Eola. The price was cheap and the staff was great,

Thank GeorgiaSlim777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there twice with the family and enjoyed the walk. Though the lake is in the heart of the down town, yet you would feel it's not. My second visit was on the 4th of July where I enjoyed the celebration of the independence...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very pet friendly amazing food and the best kettle corn ever and unlimited mimosas for like 10 dollars

1  Thank Dracofer
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Jenni L | Reviewed this property |
Yes Dogs are allowed, you may also see monkeys, snakes, lizards, exotic birds, and even Big Bird and cookie monster :)
1 November 2016|
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Response from kimlovesfl | Reviewed this property |
You really want to spend some time in the downtown Orlando/Winter Park area, in fact, allot a couple of days. The Orange County History Center is just a couple of blocks away, there is antique row on Orange Ave, Leu Gardens... More
23 October 2016|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of directions. I would suggest MapQuest for turn-by-turn directions. There is plenty of parking in several areas around the lake.