George LeStrange Preserve

George LeStrange Preserve

Location 4911 Ralls Road
Fort Pierce, Florida 34981
Contact Number 772-462-2526
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Park Information

This 94-acre site includes a one-mile hiking trail surrounding the 37-acre "catch-and-release" lake. A canoe launch provides access to the lake.  (Electric motors and paddles only.) There is also an additional one-mile interpretative trail.


Canoe Access
Hiking Trails

Additional Information

Trails: This site will connect several miles of proposed trail along Ten Mile Creek and the North Fork of the St. Lucie River.
Habitat: Mostly disturbed. Contains a man-made lake, pine flatwoods and floodplain forest.
Commonly seen wildlife: Osprey and bald eagle.

Historical Interest

The site is named after Mr. George E. Lestrange (1912-1962), who loved the outdoors, and was an avid fisherman. 
Notes:  The lake was an old sand mine.  Caution:  Due to steep slopes, no wading or swimming is allowed.

  • Only electric motors are permitted on the lake.
  • Catch and Release rules apply to this area. For rules, see kiosk.

To view the George LeStrange Preserve Brochure, click here.

To view the George LeStrange Preserve Site Map, click here.