Lake Wauburg

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Welcome to Lake Wauburg. Located eight miles south of campus on Highway 441, Lake Wauburg North Park and South Shore offers UF students, faculty and staff a place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Many activities are available including boating, swimming, volleyball, team development course, climbing wall and more. Admission and activities are free with a Gator 1 Card. A Gator 1 Card holder may bring up to four guests. Please browse our Web site and ask our staff if you have any questions.

Bus Routes

During spring and summer semesters, RTS runs a bus route to Lake Wauburg on Saturdays, originating at the Reitz Union. This service is discontinued in the fall semester due to football games.


There are two UF RecSports parks at Lake Wauburg. See the hours tab on this page for hours of operation, and click the activities below to see thier location--North, South or both.

North Park
133 Regatta Dr.
Micanopy, FL 32667

South Shore
312 Whitehurst Rd.
Micanopy, FL 32667

Sunday, November 29

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Lake Wauburg North ParkClosed
Lake Wauburg South ShoreClosed
Climbing WallClosed

*These hours are subject to change.

Click here for the weekly hours table.

Lake Wauburg Policies
Lake Wauburg History
  • Lake Wauburg's North Park and South Shore are open to current UF Students, Faculty, Staff and Affiliates with active Gator 1 Cards.
  • A Gator 1 Card holder may bring up to 4 guests.
  • Guests are to arrive in a vehicle with the Gator 1 Card holder or in the next immediate vehicle.
  • The Gator 1 Card holder must remain with their guests.

The following equipment is available for checkout at Lake Wauburg. See a staff member or visit the boat house for more information.

Bocce Balls Canoes (Up to 3 Persons)
Cornhole Croquet Disc Golf Discs (South Shore)
Footballs and Flags
John Boats (Up to 5 Persons)
Kayaks (1 & 2 Person)
Ladder Golf Mountain Bikes and Helmets (South Shore)
Paddle Boards (North Park/ Swim Check Required)
Pedal Boats (Up to 4 Persons)
Sailboats (Sail Card Required) (North Park)
Soccer Balls
Tether Ball
Ultimate Frisbees (South Shore)