Here’s the second in our series of posts to remind us of the beauty that surrounds us: Lemon Lake.
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As often happens in spring, water levels in our area lakes and ponds drop significantly due to the lack of rain. At Lemon Lake, in Charlotte County’s Amberjack Environmental Park, the spring dry down concentrates the fish populations and large numbers of water birds often come in to feed.
While many park facilities are closed due to Coronavirus concerns, as of this writing, the nature trails at Amberjack remain open and very few people are visiting. Two board walks within the park allow for great viewing of the many avian species feeding there.
Photos courtesy of LBC board member Eva Furner. All taken at Lemon Lake March 27, 2020.
Amberjack Environmental Park is located at the end of Gasparilla Pines Boulevard, south of Grove City in Charlotte County. To reach the eastern observation area for Lemon Lake: From the parking lot, head back toward the street and go thru the wooden gate near the road. Then take the path to the left. To reach the western observation board area (a longer walk): Take the trail behind the kiosk in the parking lot.
Want to read more about Lemon Lake? Click on this link to read Dr. Bill Dunson’s article from 2018: Natural Wonders of Lemon Lake