Lake Wauburg – University of Florida’s private park – Gainesville Florida
Are you a student, faculty, or staff member at University of Florida in Gainesville FL? Do you enjoy sailing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boating, swimming, picnicking, or just hanging out in a serene natural environment?
Then Lake Wauburg has just what you are looking for.
Donated to the University of Florida Student Union in 1938 by the YMCA, Lake Wauburg is a private park offering all of these activities and more — FREE — to all University of Florida students, faculty, and staff.
There are two entrances into Lake Wauburg — the North and the South Entrance.
Lake Wauburg North Shore offers:
- Paddle boating
- Water skiing
Lake Wauburg South Shore offers:
- Challenge Course
- Disc Golf
- Climbing Wall
Both the North and South Shores offer picnic facilities.
Lake Wauburg is located off of US 441 in Micanopy, just a short drive from Gainesville FL.
Just show your Gator 1 card and you — and up to four guests — enjoy admission and activities for FREE.
Check out University of Florida‘s Lake Wauburg website for information on hours, activities, restrictions, and more.
In the meantime, check out this Lake Wauburg video — taken on a recent blue-sky fall afternoon in Gainesville FL — GORGEOUS!! Don’t miss it!
133 Regatta Dr.
Micanopy, FL 32667
Phone: (352) 466-4112
Fax: (352) 466-0799