Come visit Lake Wauburg!

Come enjoy the fresh air! Spending time outside is beneficial for your mental and physical health.

Visitors should expect limited hours, capacity, and amenities. Follow @ufrecsports and check this webpage for updates.

Please help protect our community by practicing CDC recommendations, maintaining at least 6 feet physical distance whenever possible, and following group size limits. We require face coverings at all customer service locations and when within 6 feet of others.

Note: Bus Route 128 from the Reitz Union to Lake Wauburg is cancelled until further notice.

Spring Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Friday: 12 – 5:30 PM
Saturday, Sunday: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
Check RainOut line for any weather-related closures

Park Capacity

200 visitors
View the Counts page for info tracked live

Group Size Limits

Each UFID holder may bring up to 4 guests
Group Size Limit: 5 people total
Pavilion Capacity: 20 people total
Sand Volleyball Capacity: 8 people total

What to Bring

  • Water
  • Food
  • Towel, blanket, hammock or chair
  • Sporting equipment and/or field games
  • A good book or your homework

Not Permitted in the Park

  • Pets
  • Alcohol or Tobacco
  • Drones
  • Fireworks
  • Motor Boats (only trolling motors)

Currently Open at North Shore

  • Beach Area
  • Boating & Equipment Rental
    • Availability may be limited due to increased cleaning and disinfecting procedures
  • Boat Ramp
  • Cypress Lodge (Reservations Only)
  • Observation Dock
  • Pavilion (First-come, first-served and reservations)
  • Picnic Tables & Grills
  • Restrooms

Currently Closed at North Shore

  • Water Fountains
  • Showers
  • Swim Area Closed until March 16th

Lake Wauburg South Shore will remain closed
including the Climbing Wall and Challenge Course