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.
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.
133 Regatta Dr.
Micanopy, FL 32667
312 Whitehurst Rd.
Micanopy, FL 32667
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|Lake Wauburg North Shore||Closed||12 PM – 5:30 PM||12 PM – 5:30 PM||12 PM – 5:30 PM||12 PM – 5:30 PM||10 AM – 5:30 PM||10 AM – 5:30 PM
|Swimming Area at North Shore*||Closed||12 PM - 5 PM||12 PM - 5 PM||12 PM - 5 PM||12 PM - 5 PM||10 AM – 5 PM||10 AM – 5 PM
|Lake Wauburg South Shore||Closed||1 PM – 5:30 PM||1 PM – 5:30 PM||1 PM – 5:30 PM||1 PM – 5:30 PM||10 AM – 5:30 PM||10 AM – 5:30 PM
|Climbing Wall at South Shore||Closed||1 PM – 5 PM||1 PM – 5 PM||1 PM – 5 PM||1 PM – 5 PM||10 AM – 5 PM||10 AM – 5 PM
*These hours are subject to change and always based on the availability of the Southwest Recreation Center hours of operation.
- 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, and 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)