This Easy, 2.6-Mile Hike In Florida Will Lead You Straight To The Shores Of The Beautiful Hammond Lake
Just south of Clermont, Florida you’ll find three big lakes that are part of Lake Louisa State Park—Louisa, Hammond, and Dixie. The park itself is massive, clocking in at 4,372-acres. While you don’t need to trek too far to get a glimpse of the shores of any of these lakes, we do have one particular trail that will lead you straight to natural beauty. There are plenty of hiking options for you to choose from in this state park, but, sometimes it’s best to start simple. Check out the Hammond Lake South Loop in Florida for an easy hike to the shores of Hammond Lake.
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Have you ever hiked the Hammond Lake South Loop in Florida before? How about visited Lake Louisa State Park? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or, if you’re looking for more comprehensive information about this trail, check out the AllTrails website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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