& Attractions Guide
PO Box 1210
Eustis, FL 32727-1210
phone numbers in this brochure are area code 352 unless otherwise noted. Links are shown in blue.
City of Eustis Recreation 357-7969
Center - Public swimming pool. Open April through October. Two heated pools. Near the bandshell at Ferran Park.
Elizabeth Cir., Cardinal Cove, Bennett Park (see Parks section below)
Boat Ramps - On Lakeshore Dr. at the bridge (just past Sharp’s Mobile Home Park).
Docks, ramp & parking on both sides of bridge. Also, there is a State ramp
off N. Bay St. that goes into Trout Run.
all are handicap
accessible with ADA approved wood carpet.
Bennett Park (intersection of S. Grove St. & Old Mt.
Dora Rd.) Playground, tennis courts
Cardinal Cove (287 Cardinal St.) Fishing pier, picnic,
covered pavilion, tennis court and 1/4 mile track, scenic boardwalk along Lake
Carver Park (2214 E. Bates Ave.) Basketball & volleyball courts, softball
fields, picnic tables, pavilions, scenic boardwalk along Lake Willie.
Annex (across from Carver
Park) Multi-purpose field, racquetball courts, picnic, activities pavilion,
Elizabeth Circle (W. of Kurt St. at junction
of Clay Blvd & Eustis Rd.) Tennis court & playground
Ferran Park (W. of Bay St.-downtown) Walking paths, benches, bandshell,
playground, covered pavilions, picnic
Liberty Circle (Liberty St.) Playground
Pendleton Park (adjacent to Community Center) Playground, picnic
Selleen Tot Lot (Selleen Dr. S. of Getford Rd.) Playground
Park (Ward Ave. W. of Bay
St.) Pavilion, picnic, playground, basketball, tennis & racquetball courts,
1/4 walking path.
Park CR 452 behind Fairgrounds. Boat ramp, playground, picinic.
Fitness & Other Activities
Golden Triangle YMCA
1469 David Walker
Dr. Tavares 343-1144
City of Eustis Recreation Dept.
Eustis Senior Service Center
301 W. Ward
St. 589-7113 or 357-7969
467 Plaza Dr. 589-4799
Family Martial Arts Center
2771 W. Old Hwy.
441, Mt. Dora 383-0898
For All Ages
Adventure Cove Miniature Golf 4900 Lake Park Ct., Mt. Dora (behind Froggers Restaurant) 735-6464
Classique Ln., Tavares 343-5333
Trout Lake Nature Center - A 230 acre wildlife preserve located on
the north edge of Eustis. The preserve
protects the flora and fauna of a wetlands-forest habitat bordering on Trout
Lake. FREE ADMISSION. Open: Oct. 1 - April 30 from 9 AM - 4 PM
Fridays & Saturdays and 1 PM - 4 PM Sunday’s. Call 357-7536.
Eustis Historical Museum &
Preservation Society/Eustis Citrus Museum
536 N. Bay St.,
Eustis 483-0046 Located in the historic Clifford House,
built in 1910-1911. The Citrus Museum
is the only independently housed citrus museum in the state. Located south of
the Clifford House.
Lake Eustis Museum of Art - 200 B E. Orange Ave., Eustis 483-2900 A not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the arts.
The Bay Street Players (Theater) 109 N. Bay St., Eustis 357-7777
Inland Lakes Railway, Lunch & Dinner
Trains - Train depot & gift shop at 51 W.
Magnolia Ave. (corner of Bay St. & Magnolia Ave.). Parking available at Ferran Park. Lunch train on Sat. Dinner train on Sat.
& Sun. For times & prices call 589-4300.
& Farmer’s Market Every Thursday at the Lake County
Fairgrounds, CR 44, Eustis 357-7111 or
Sunshine Opry - 357-4448
Black Bear Golf Club - 24505 Calusa Blvd., Eustis, FL 32726 (352) 357-4732 (semi-private) CHAMBER MEMBER!
Eagle Dunes - 24000 Marbella Dr., Sorrento, FL 32779 (352)
Red Tail Golf Club – 26026 Member Ln., Sorrento, FL 32776 1-877-408-0123
Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort - 10400 CR 48, Howey-In-The-Hills, FL 32726 (352) 324-3101
Reserve & Golf Course -
41521 SR 19, Umatilla, FL 32784 (352) 669-2222 NINE HOLE COURSE
Bale’s Blue Heron Cruises &
Charters - Full
narrated cruise along the Dead River or Dora Canal & local lakes. Call 343-0200.
Bart's Boat Cruises - 12121 Canal St., Tavares, FL
32778 Phone: (352) 343-7047
Captain Dave’s Dora Canal
Cruise - leaves from
Amigo’s Restaurant in Tavares. 90
minute narrated cruise. Call 343-3889.
Tours - On the Dora Canal or
Dead River. Departs from the restaurant at Hwy. 441 & the Dead River
bridge. Call 343-4337 or email email@example.com
Outdoor Adventures Guided Kayak Tours, Mount Dora, FL Phone: (352) 455-9892
Cruise - Mission Inn’s
antique river yacht cruise on Lake Harris. Call 324-3101.
Water Tours - Doral Canal
or sunset cruise to see million-dollar homes, alligators, & eagles. Beside the Yacht Club docks in Mt.
Dora. Call 383-3933.
“A Day on the Water” Tours - Travel Lake Harris on the Captain
Doolittle. Lunch & Dinner tours. Call 1-866-269-6584 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mobile Home Park, Hwy. 441,
Tavares. Pontoons row boats, small
Waterways, Mt. Dora 383-3933
Lake Harris Lodge, Tavares - Pontoons, bass, fishing. Also tackle & bait. 343-4111.
State Park - canoe
rentals. 669-3522 S.R. 445 off S.R.
Marina - pontoon
Captain Tom’s Custom Charters 236-0872
Parks & Nature Areas
Springs State Park - in
the Ocala National Forest. Camping,
snorkeling & scuba, swimming, boating & canoeing. North of Umatilla. 49525 C.R. 445 669-3522
Hidden Waters Preserve - Off Country Club Dr. & Abrams Rd. in Eustis.
This 90-acre site was acquired in 1996 and contains Lake Alfred and a
fresh-water spring-fed stream. A well-laid trail encircles the sink of the
preserve. For more info call 1-800-798-1071.
Sawgrass Island Preserve - Off of Lake Yale. Call the Lake County Water Authority at
343-3777 for more info.
Clearwater Lake Preserve - near Paisley. Call 669-3153.
Emeralda Marsh Conservation
Area - 7,089 acres near
the headwaters of the Ocklawaha River between SR 42 & SR 44, visitors may
hike along levees and other marked trails to view wildlife. For more
information call (386) 329-4404 or 352-821-2066.
Other Area Attractions
Horseback Ridding at Fiddler’s Green
Horse Ranch - Box 70,
Demko Rd., Altoona 669-7111
Hickory Point Recreation Area - Hwy. 19 S at Lake Harris in Tavares 343-3777
National Forest Recreation Areas - SR 19 & 42 Visitor’s
center located on 40 E. Call
352-625-2520 for more information. Seminole Ranger District (Umatilla), call 669-3153.
State Park - Manatee
sightings. 2100 W. French Ave., Orange
City (904) 775-3663
Amazing Exotics - Wildlife refuge including large cats, apes
& bears in Umatilla (north of Eustis) Reservations a must. Call 821-1234.
Discovery Gardens, The Lake County
Horticulture Learning Center - 30205 State Road 19,
TavaresFor more info call 343-4101.
Rock Springs Run - SR 46, Sorrento. Call 407-884-2008.
Woods Bicycle Trail is
a 22 mile trail through the Ocala National Forest. Shorter loops are available, such as the 11.1-mile Alexander
Springs loop and the 10-mile Clearwater Lake loop. The northern trailhead is in Altoona and the southern trailhead
is in Paisley. For more information call 669-3153.
Lake Eustis Sailing Center-Learn To Sail!
Adult Sailing –
Richard Kinne - 407-654-4846 Youth Sailing – Leah Ladley - 352-357-5976
Juniors - Martin Zonnenberg 352-455-0780 Laser Sail - Sam Chapin at
For races & regatta schedules, visit http://www.lakeeustissailingclub.org/