Whether you are a local to Orlando or a visitor, the scenic Lake Eola Park provides both natural and cultural experiences for those who visit. From the flourishing wildlife and extensive nature trail to the many concerts and movie showings offered in the park, Lake Eola Park has a bit of something for everyone.
Scenic Walking Trail
Lake Eola is surrounded by a 0.9 mile paved walking trail. Whether you are an early bird or a night owl, this trail provides a soothing respite from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Orlando without straying too far from the city.
Rent a Swan Boat
The City of Orlando offers pedal-powered swan boats for rent that are perfect for groups of up to five who want an immersive experience in the lake. See close up both the aquatic and avian life that is everywhere in Lake Eola.
The lake isn’t for you but still a fan of wildlife? Lake Eola is home to five swan species and although it is legal to feed them, it is important to avoid feeding them bread or popcorn. Read up on feeding the swans at Lake Eola and try spinach, lettuce, or duck pellet which can be found in nearby pet stores.
A Waterfront Lunch
A Light Show on the Lake
No trip to Orlando is complete without witnessing the nightly light show that is put on in the middle of the lake. The Lincoln E. Allen Fountain, the landmark fountain of the lake will light up at 8 and 9 pm nightly with an array of bright lights accompanied by a smooth jazz rhythm. This is a can't miss for any visitor to the city and the best part? It's free!