University Lakes at LSU a Place for People and Nature to Come Together

January 01, 2023

cypress tree in university lakesThe University Lakes system is made up of six lakes surrounding LSU’s campus, featuring a network of paths for walkers, runners and cyclists to get some sun and exercise, as well as open spaces for gathering or to enjoy the wildlife and other sights.

The University Lakes, constructed in the 1920s and '30s, are going through an ambitious environmental restoration to create a more sustainable lake system. The project is a partnership between LSU and state and local partners.

Learn more about the project as well as some lake fun facts