Lake Eola Park
Lake Eola Park
4.5
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
About
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.
Suggested duration
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  • Bob S
    Cincinnati, Ohio2,595 contributions
    A Perfect Spot For A Stroll Around The Lake
    The 1 mile paved trail around the lake is a nice way to spend some time alone or with others. A few restaurants offer food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere. Pet friendly and the ducks, geese and other winged critters are fun to watch. Highly recommended but finding a street parking spot can be hard on weekends.
    Visited January 2023
    Written January 5, 2023
  • Starviagera
    Florida2,115 contributions
    Nice stroll and good pictures
    It needs a bit of maintenance since so many people use it. There were a few bums around; but for the most part families and people enjoying and feeding corn, that is for sale there to the birds. Nice to see that the birds are not given bread and other things that are not good for them.
    Visited March 2023
    Written March 28, 2023
  • Patti F
    Wakefield, Massachusetts4 contributions
    Beautiful Lake
    Wanted to explore someplace in Orlando rather than Disney and found this beautiful lake which had a great walking path. We went on a Sunday and there was a Farmer's Market going on. Definitely explore this area.
    Visited March 2023
    Written March 30, 2023
  • LaFemmeTinita
    Titusville, Florida38 contributions
    Great Fun Park
    This is a great fun park for so many people…friends, couples, and families. A lot of fun activities they host too! They also have a fun Sunday farmers market which has a great gelato food truck.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written May 22, 2023
  • StevelikesUSA
    29 contributions
    Lovely place to visit, which I do whilst on vacation in Orlando
    Lovely clean park, Swan fountain in middle of lake, leisurely 0.9 mile walk round the Lake. Sunday Market stalls, places to sit, dine, have a drink. Clean toilets.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written October 14, 2023
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StevelikesUSA
29 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Solo
Lovely clean park, Swan fountain in middle of lake, leisurely 0.9 mile walk round the Lake.
Sunday Market stalls, places to sit, dine, have a drink. Clean toilets.
Written October 14, 2023
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Lolita S
19 contributions
Oct. 2023 • Family
The views are pretty and can take some epic shots of timed well. We visited restaurants and went on a ducky ride which was work out for the thighs. My word.
Written October 11, 2023
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Sandy S
Inverness, FL2 contributions
Aug. 2023 • Family
Beautiful surroundings as I enjoy my volunteer ministry at Lake Eola Park.
The swans are a city treasure...and the landscaping around the lake lovely.
Written August 28, 2023
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Stephen K
Winter Park, FL4,326 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Couples
Lovely place for a stroll day or night. During the day there are swan boat rentals and a nice lakeside bar. There’s also a Sundays farmers market.
Written July 11, 2023
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Exploration813832
4 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Family
Beautiful area in the concrete jingle of a major city. You can feel the calm of the country in a city environment. Worth a visit
Written July 2, 2023
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Katie NZ
Auckland, New Zealand275 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Friends
This park is beautiful! Music is played from speakers throughout the park, there are lots of activities for all ages, and the walkways are tidy and go between shaded areas and sun. We tried out the swan pedal boats and were surprised how much we enjoyed it! You pay $15 per swan for 30mins (more than enough time to explore the lake). It doesn’t take too long to walk around the entire lake.

Pro: the atmosphere! The park calms you down and if you’re on a busy holiday or just want a place to wind down, it’s worth a visit.
Con: there are a few homeless people around the area, some of which badger quite a bit for money.
Tip: there are lots of free parking areas around the park, though paid parking options are available as well ($5).

Take away: worth a visit while in town!
Written June 24, 2023
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StevelikesUSA
29 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Solo
Having been to Orlando many times over last 23 years, I only came across Lake Eola Park in 2022. 40 minute drive from my accommodation, but well worth it.
Walk round the lake 0.8 miles and things to see (swans, fountain, boat hire, somewhere to eat)
Written May 27, 2023
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LaFemmeTinita
Titusville, FL38 contributions
May 2023 • Family
This is a great fun park for so many people…friends, couples, and families. A lot of fun activities they host too! They also have a fun Sunday farmers market which has a great gelato food truck.
Written May 22, 2023
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Patti F
Wakefield, MA4 contributions
Mar. 2023
Wanted to explore someplace in Orlando rather than Disney and found this beautiful lake which had a great walking path. We went on a Sunday and there was a Farmer's Market going on. Definitely explore this area.
Written March 30, 2023
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Starviagera
Florida2,115 contributions
Mar. 2023
It needs a bit of maintenance since so many people use it. There were a few bums around; but for the most part families and people enjoying and feeding corn, that is for sale there to the birds. Nice to see that the birds are not given bread and other things that are not good for them.
Written March 28, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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