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Green Mountain Scenic Overlook and Trailhead
Type Regional park
Location Lake County, Florida, United States
Nearest city Clermont, Florida
Created 2014
Operated by Lake County, Florida
Open Summer: 7:00am – Dusk
Website lakecountyfl.gov

Green Mountain Scenic Overlook and Trailhead is a small county park located a short distance west of Lake Apopka. It is managed by Lake County.

History

The land for the Green Mountain Scenic Overlook and Trailhead was leased to Lake County from the St. Johns River Water Management District. The overlook opened in October 2014, and connected to the Lake Apopka Loop Trail in 2015.

Recreation

The park contains a pavilion, educational kiosks, 0.4 miles (0.64 km) of winding trail down to the trailhead for the Lake Apopka Loop Trail, and an observation tower 132 feet (40 m) above sea level that provides views of Lake Apopka and the Orlando skyline.

Wildlife

At least 135 species of birds and nearly 20 species of butterflies have been seen at the overlook.

Access and hours of operation

Green Mountain Scenic Overlook and Trailhead is located at 20700 County Road 455, Montverde, Florida 34715. It is open daily, from 7:00am – Dusk.

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